Our condolences go out to this young woman's loved ones.
JANICE K. BREWER GOVERNOR
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CHARLES L. RYAN DIRECTOR
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Inmate Death Notification
Goodyear, Az.- Inmate Geshell Fernandez, ADC#196933, died while in Arizona Department of Corrections custody early Friday after apparently committing suicide.
Medical responders attempted life saving measures in her cell but Fernandez was pronounced dead at 12:48 a.m.
Fernandez, 28, came to ADC in November 2009 after a conviction from Maricopa County for aggravated assault and a drug paraphernalia violation. She was serving 7.5 years and housed at ASPC-Perryville in the Lumley Unit.
The death is under investigation by the Department.