FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2018

Inmate Dies at Local Hospital

The morning of July 8, 2018 inmate RONALD LYNN HALL, 55 of Austin was found lying on the floor of his cell in distress. EMS responded to the Travis County Correctional Complex and transported Hall to Dell Seton Medical Center.

During transport, Hall required CPR. Upon arrival to Dell Seton Medical Center, resuscitation efforts continued without success. He was pronounced deceased at 10:20 am.

An investigation by the Internal Affairs Unit, the Texas Rangers and the Medical Examiner’s Office is ongoing, as is customary with any death in custody. The autopsy was conducted on July 9, 2018 and the final report is pending toxicology results.

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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

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