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Cedric Washington
Cedric Washington
Two Rivers Correctional Institution reports in-custody death (Photo) - 02/07/19

UPDATED WITH THE CORRECT LAST NAME

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Cedric Washington, died the morning of February 7, 2019. Washington was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified and the Medical Examiner will determine cause of death. 

Washington entered DOC custody on January 9, 2018, from Multnomah County with an earliest release date of July 27, 2020. Washington was 44 years old. Next of kin has been notified.  

DOC takes all in-custody deaths seriously. The agency is responsible for the care and custody of 14,900 men and women who are incarcerated in the 14 institutions across the state. 

TRCI is a multi-custody prison in Umatilla that houses approximately 1,800 male inmates. TRCI participates in prison industries with Oregon Corrections Enterprises including institution and industrial laundry, mattress manufacturing, and sewing. Other institution work programs include reparation and cleaning of irrigation ditches, maintenance of local baseball fields, and work with local cities and the Hermiston School District. The facility provides a range of correctional programs and services including education, religious services, and behavioral health services. TRCI opened in 2000.

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