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Man dies following release from Central Booking
Posted Date: 8/20/2014
August 8th, 2014
For more information contact Master Deputy Jill Koch at 913-715-5802

Man dies following release from Olathe Central Booking Facility.

On August 3rd, 2014 a 30 year old man from Overland Park, Matthew C. Worsham, was found to be unresponsive when custody staff arrived to escort him to the facility infirmary. Lifesaving measures were initiated and Johnson County MedAct responded. Mr. Worsham was revived by MedAct staff and was transported to Olathe Medical Center where he later passed away.

Mr. Worsham was serving a 48-hour sentence through the Leawood Municipal Court for D.U.I. and was scheduled for release at 8:30 am on August 3rd. He was released according to the court order after being transported Olathe Medical Center.

Circumstances surrounding the death remain under investigation.