Jail deputies respond after inmate dies in cell; autopsy results pending

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: December 30, 2014, 2:46 p.m.


Photo: Bradley David Alford

At approximately 12 noon on Monday, Dec. 29, deputies at the Clackamas County Jail responded to a report of a male inmate down in his cell.

Deputies found the male unconscious and not breathing. They attempted to resuscitate the male -- identified as Bradley David Alford, 35, of Fairview -- and called for additional medical personnel.

Clackamas Fire District #1 and AMR personnel arrived. Mr. Alford was pronounced dead at the scene.

Additionally, Sheriff's Office detectives responded to the jail to investigate the death, and an autopsy was performed at the State Medical Examiner's Office.

The cause of death is still unknown at this time, as we await autopsy results.

Family notifications are complete.

Bradley David Alford was in jail for a Probation Violation related to a DUII charge, and was expected to be released in January 2015. A booking photo of the deceased is attached.


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Contact Info:
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office