1601 W. JEFFERSON PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85007
JANICE K. BREWER GOVERNOR CHARLES L. RYAN DIRECTOR
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September 1, 2010
Inmate Death Notification
Phoenix, Az- Inmate Patrick Ross, ADC#168595, died while in Arizona Department of Corrections custody Tuesday after apparently committing suicide.
Medical responders attempted life saving measures in his cell but Ross was pronounced dead at 7:53 a.m.
Ross, 28, came to ADC on Dec. 3, 2009 after a conviction from Maricopa County for armed robbery. He was serving 13 years and housed at the Great Plains Correctional Facility in Hinton, Ok. The facility is owned and operated by Cornell Companies.
The death is under investigation by the Department.