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Inmate Dies at El Dorado Correctional Facility

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EL DORADO, Kan. (KPR) – An inmate has died at the El Dorado Correctional Facility. The Kansas Department of Corrections says 35-year-old Marcos Issac Delarosa died today (MON). He was found unresponsive in his housing unit.

The cause of death is pending the results of an independent autopsy but a preliminary assessment indicates his death was not related to COVID-19.

Delarosa was serving a 9-and-a-half year sentence for drug convictions in Ford County.

Per protocol when an inmate dies in state custody, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation will look into the death.