Kansas Inmate dies under observation; Autopsy pending

LANSING, Kan. – A correctional facility in northeast Kansas says an inmate’s death is under investigation.

The Lansing Correctional Facility says that inmate George E. Dobbs was found unresponsive on November 26, 2022.

Officers attempted life-saving measures however, Dobbs was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officials say the cause of death is pending until the results of an independent autopsy are disclosed.

Dobbs, 53, was serving an 89-month sentence, based on convictions in Leavenworth County, Kansas of Distribution of heroin or meth.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

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