Child sex offender dies in cell at El Dorado prison
EL DORADO, Kan. (KAKE) - A 29-year-old inmate at the El Dorado Correctional Facility has died after he was found unresponsive in his cell.
The Kansas Department of Corrections said after Cody James Torbol was found Tuesday evening and that staff performed lifesaving measures until EMS arrived. Torbol was pronounced dead by medical staff. The cause of death is under investigation.
Torbol was serving a sentence of more than 18 years for aggravated criminal sodomy involving a 4-year-old girl, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's offender registry. He was sentenced on that Riley County case in January 2017.
State records show Torbol also had two prior burglary convictions in Pottawatomie County.