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Update: Cause of Death Confirmed for Coffee Creek Inmate

July 11, 2013

Vicki Reynolds
Coffee Creek Correctional Facility Public Information Officer
(503) 570-6405

Liz Craig
Department of Corrections Public Information Officer
(971) 600-6131


The following is an update news release from Department of Corrections

The State Medical Examiner's Office has deemed the recent death of a Coffee Creek Correctional Facility inmate a suicide. The inmate's death was investigating by Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division.

Inmate Precious Anderson died at approximately 12:05 a.m., Wednesday, July 3. She was 18 years old. Anderson entered DOC custody on May 9, 2013, on one count of assaulting a public safety officer out of Linn County. Her earliest release date was Dec. 3, 2014.

No other details are available for release at this time.

CCCF is a multi-custody facility in Wilsonville that houses more than 1,200 women. It provides a range of correctional services and programs including alcohol and drug treatment, education, work opportunities, cognitive programming, and pre-release services. The minimum facility opened in 2001 and the medium facility opened in 2002. CCCF is Oregon's only women's prison.

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