An inmate at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center –New Century, was found unresponsive in his cell early Sept. 23.
Nickolas Michael Brey, 23, was found unresponsive in his cell at 1:30 a.m. while detention staff was conducting a routine welfare check of the inmates. Life-saving efforts were immediately initiated by Johnson County Detention Center staff and in-house medical staff. Johnson County Med-Act responded to assist by 1:40 a.m. Brey had a pulse when he was transported to Olathe Medical Center, where he later died.
Brey had been incarcerated since Sept. 12, 2016 on charges of felony possession.
This is an on-going investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.