Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office

Press Release

Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard reported that an inmate, Kobe Eugene Marcell, DOB 6/5/2000, was found unresponsive inside his cell at the Crow Wing County Jail on May 4, 2019 at approximately 10:53pm. Deputies and jail staff provided medical assistance at the jail until Marcell was transported by North Memorial Ambulance to North Memorial Medical Center in Robinsdale, Minn., where he was later pronounced deceased.

Kobe Marcell was originally booked into the Crow Wing County Jail on May 1, 2019 for a probation violation warrant after being arrested in Wadena County.

Sheriff Goddard stated this case is actively being investigated and his office is awaiting the final autopsy report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. At this time, the sheriff’s office is not able to release any more specific information related to this investigation.

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