Inmate dies at UMC
Friday, September 28, 2012
A Lafayette Parish Inmate being held on charges out of Florida died on Thursday September 27, 2012 at University Medical Center. Scott Hewel 53-years-old with a resident address of Scott, LA was arrested on Monday September 24 by deputies for an outstanding Broward County Florida warrant and was awaiting extradition proceedings.
On Thursday at around 10:40 AM, he complained to Lafayette Parish Correctional Center Staff members of chest pains. Hewell was transported to University Medical Center at 10:49 AM. Hewel was pronounced dead at 3:08 PM Thursday. The Lafayette Parish Coroner is conducting an investigation in conjunction with the Sheriff’s Crimes against Persons Unit to determine the exact cause of death.
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office