Inmate Death Investigation

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit

Alfred Woodard Jr. (Inmate – Deceased)
DOB: 1/23/1955
Address: Transient         
Charges: Petit Theft and Trespassing

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating an inmate death at the Pinellas County Jail.

When:
The inmate was pronounced deceased at 7:38 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021.

Where:
The inmate was housed at the Pinellas County Jail and was pronounced deceased at Northside Hospital.

Why/How:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating an inmate death at the Pinellas County Jail.

According to investigators, detention deputies attempted to wake 66-year-old Alfred Woodard for breakfast and found him unresponsive in his bed. Woodard was transported to Northside Hospital where his condition deteriorated. He was pronounced deceased at 7:38 a.m. by hospital staff.

Detectives say his death does not appear to be suspicious and the Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Woodard was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on charges of Petit Theft and Trespassing after being arrested by the St. Petersburg Police Department on December 2, 2020.

Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Travis Sibley Saturday, February 6, 2021 1:03:00 PM Categories: Death Investigations

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