Inmate Death

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

Lawrence Gabbert (Inmate – Deceased)
DOB: 9/3/1963
Charge: Trespassing Warrant

PINELLAS COUNTY – Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are investigating the death of a Pinellas County Jail inmate.

According to investigators, 57-year-old Lawrence Gabbert was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, after being arrested by the St. Petersburg Police Department. Gabbert was arrested on a warrant for Failure to Appear on a Trespassing charge.

Detectives say on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, while Gabbert was housed alone in a single-cell, he suffered a medical event and was transported to Northside Hospital in St Petersburg. On Friday, May 28, 2021, at approximately 1:05 p.m., he was pronounced deceased.

The District Six Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Travis Sibley Friday, May 28, 2021 3:06:00 PM Categories: Jail

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