Inmate Patient’s Escape, Suicide Prompts Security Review

GREELEY, Colo. — North Colorado Medical Center is reviewing its inmate patient procedures after a man escaped from the custody of Weld sheriff’s deputies while in the hospital.

Raul Alaniz disarmed a sheriff’s deputy Friday and fled from the emergency room with the weapon, The Greeley Tribune reports. He later died by apparently shooting himself in a nearby home.

The hospital was locked down during the escape.

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