James Emmanuel Bigbear, 53

Tennessee Colony, Texas
November 10, 2015

Agencies: Texas Attorney General's Office | Texas Department of Public Safety | Texas Commission on Jail Standards | Texas Jail Project | Coffield Unit Department of Criminal Justice Prison Tenessee Colony Texas

Cause of death: Not Yet Known

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


On November 10, 2015, Offender Bigbear was discovered hanging in his assigned cell at the unit. Security staff cut Offender Bigbear from the sheet and initiated life saving measures along with the medical staff. EMS responded, continued the life saving measures and transported Offender Bigbear to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased by medical staff.

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