The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of one of its inmates.
Marciano Briones, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, in the detention facility in Brighton. Department spokesman Jim Morgen said Briones was in jail for convictions on several driving-under-the-influence charges.
The Adams County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death.
“The Adams County Sheriff’s Office takes any death while in our custody seriously,” Morgen said. “An investigation is ongoing.”