Inmate found dead at county jail

Male inmate has been identified as Andre Steele
Published: Aug. 8, 2020 at 7:52 PM MDT
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The male that was found unresponsive in the Mesa County Detention Facility on Saturday morning has been identified.

He is identified as 33-year old, Andre Steele, a resident of Grand Junction.

Andre who was found by cellmates was on felony charges relating to domestic violence. Life-saving measures were attempted but was pronounced dead at the scene. Andre was not on suicide watch.

The cause and manner of death remains unknown as it under additional testing.

This case will be under investigation.