42 year-old from Yuma dies in jail

Just before 1 in the afternoon, on Friday September 2nd. Detention Officers of the Yuma County Detention Center were doing their daily routine security checks, when they found an inmate who was unresponsive.

Medical Staff were then called immediately for help.

The inmate, identified as Kevin Pooler, 42, of Yuma, AZ, later to be know he was dead.

Kevin Pooler was originally booked into the Yuma County Detention Center by the YPD on an Out-of-State Warrant and Possession of Dangerous Drugs.

YumaDailyNews.com asked YCSO if anyone knew how long Pooler was dead for, and they said how an autopsy report has not been received yet. 

Next of kin notification has been made.

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau responded, and the case remains under investigation at this time.