In-Custody Death Investigation at Correctional Facility

NEWS RELEASE 24-032 - JUNE 29, 2024

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is conducting an in-custody death investigation that occurred in the medical wing of the correctional facility early Saturday morning.

At approximately 6:24 am, Saturday morning, Kevin Mandujano Garcia (DOB 8/2/1990), of Sarasota, was found unresponsive and not breathing in a recovery pod of the facility’s medical wing. Corrections deputies notified medical staff and lifesaving measures were attempted, however he was pronounced deceased a short time later. No notable signs of trauma or injuries were noted and SCSO is awaiting the results of the autopsy from the Medical Examiner’s office.

This remains an open investigation with SCSO’s Criminal Investigations Section.