Recently escaped inmate found dead in Wood County Jail

Mesa County to pay $1.6 million after inmate dies in custody.
Mesa County to pay $1.6 million after inmate dies in custody.(MGN)
Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 4:26 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - According to the Wood County Sherriff’s Office, one of the two inmates who recently escaped from the Northwest Community Corrections Center was found dead in his cell Friday night.

Around 10 p.m. Wood County Jail Deputies reported finding Dakota Embry, 24, unresponsive in his cell, the sheriff’s office said in a press release. Deputies began performing CPR and continued until paramedics arrived and pronounced Embry dead.

Embry and another inmate had been booked into the jail only five hours prior on escape charges.

Officials reported that no signs of foul play were present. Embry’s body was transported to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office for further investigation.

Dakota Embry
Dakota Embry(Bowling Green Police Division)