FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25, 2023
Inmate Death Reported
A Sarpy County Corrections Officer found an inmate unresponsive inside his cell on Saturday morning, November 25. Corrections officers and first responders from the Papillion Fire Department who were called to the scene attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful.
The inmate has been identified as Paul Doty, DOB 7/30/02. Doty was booked into the Sarpy County Correctional Center on July 18, 2023, on the following charges: disturbing the peace, enticement by electronic communication device, visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct, and possession of child pornography.
The Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office, Douglas County Crime Lab and other agencies have responded to the scene to conduct an in-custody death investigation.
The investigation into this matter is ongoing; additional details are not available at this time.
Next of kin have been notified. The Sarpy County Department of Corrections extends condolences to the inmate’s family.