PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the death of an inmate.
According to investigators, 58-year-old Mark Dishman was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on December 20, 2018 on a Violation of Probation. Dishman was transferred to a local hospital on October 8, 2020 to treat his on-going pre-existing health concerns.
Detectives say Dishman was transferred to Hospice care on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, and died on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Next of kin has been notified.
The Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. The investigation continues.