PORTLAND, Maine — After investigating a death at Cumberland County Jail and notifying next of kin, local and state officials have identified the man who died as 65-year-old Kevin Whitford, Portland Police Dept. spokesperson David Singer told NEWS CENTER Maine Tuesday.
Whitford was found unresponsive in his cell by a corrections officer just before 10 a.m. on July 6, according to a release issued on July 6 by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.
The July 6 release stated that jail security and medical staff, in addition to Portland rescue, were unable to resuscitate Whitford.
According to the July 6 release, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
No additional information has been released.