From the Sheriff’s Department:
Inmate Death Investigation
On April 5, 2021, around 9:05 PM, Andrew S. Ladd, 42, of Crystal Lake, was discovered unresponsive in his single-occupancy cell during rounds at the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility.
Correctional Officers and Woodstock Fire/Rescue attempted life-saving measures on Ladd without success, and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Ladd was being held in the McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility on charges for possession of child pornography and felon in possession of a firearm since February 22, 2021.
Following Sheriff’s Office protocol, the investigation was turned over to the McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team and the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.