Inmate Death Investigation at Parke County Jail

On June 7th at approximately 3:30am, the Parke County Sheriff’s Office began conducting a death investigation of an apparent suicide of an inmate that occurred at the Parke County Jail. The inmate, Jeffery M. Stevens, age 49 of Terre Haute, was pronounced dead at the jail. Stevens was in a locked cell by himself and had self-inflicted wounds. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Parke County EMS and the Parke County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.

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