Second inmate dies from fentanyl overdose in Thurston County Jail

Six total fentanyl overdoses were reported at the jail since the beginning of March.

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Two incarcerated people have died from fentanyl overdoses at the Thurston County Jail.

According to a press release from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO), there have been six reported overdoses in the jail this month. 

On Tuesday, corrections officers found a man unresponsive in his cell around midnight. Anthony Baker, 36, was taken to the hospital and died on Wednesday, March 15.

Baker’s mother, Cynthia Dole, says the jail faculty is not looking out for their prisoners.

“At least I knew where

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