In-Custody Death at Purgatory Correctional Facility

On 08/25/2022 around 5:30 pm Correctional Deputies at the Purgatory Correctional Facility responded to an inmate who was unresponsive in her cell. The inmate has been identified as 39-year-old Paige Godwin. Deputies and medical staff performed life-saving measures while officers with the Hurricane Police Department and Emergency Medical Personnel were dispatched to the jail to assist. After 30 minutes of continued resuscitation efforts, the female was pronounced dead at the jail. Read more