Inmate dies in fight at Denver City Jail

One person is dead following an altercation between two inmates Monday morning at the Denver City Jail. 

Denver Police say the incident being investigated as a homicide. The man who died has been identified as 41-year-old William Anderson. 

The Denver District Attorney's Office says no charges will likely be filed in this case. 

The Denver City Jail is located at 490 West Colfax Ave.

Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman released the following statement on Monday afternoon: 

"The incident that occurred at the Downtown Detention Center this morning remains under investigation and there are limited details that can be shared at this time. However, we can confirm that the facility was appropriately staffed and the housing unit where the incident occurred was below capacity. Employees and the inmates who witnessed the incident have been offered wellness assistance and we will continue to support their well-being."
 

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