FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2018

Travis County Correctional Complex Inmate Dies

At approximately 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 4, 2018 ARTHUR DAVID WESTLEY, 48 was found unresponsive in his cell at the Travis County Correctional Complex. Officers and medical staff immediately initiated CPR. ATCEMS responded, but resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful. Westley was pronounced deceased at 9:47 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. Evidence indicates Westley likely died of natural causes. The autopsy was conducted on August 5, 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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