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Two Rivers Correctional Institution reports in-custody death (Photo) - 11/17/22

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Morris Lewis Kopp, died the afternoon of November 17, 2022. Kopp was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla and passed away at a local hospital while on hospice care. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified.

Kopp entered DOC custody on May 20, 1997, from Deschutes County with an earliest release date October 13, 2036. Kopp was 60 years old. Next of kin has been notified.

DOC takes all in-custody deaths seriously. The agency is responsible for the care and custody of 12,000 individuals who are incarcerated in 12 institutions across the state. While crime information is public record, DOC elects to disclose only upon request out of respect for any family or victims.

TRCI is a multi-custody prison in Umatilla that houses approximately 1,800 adults in custody. TRCI participates in prison industries with Oregon Corrections Enterprises including institution and industrial laundry, mattress manufacturing, and sewing. Other institution work programs include reparation and cleaning of irrigation ditches, maintenance of local baseball fields, and work with local cities and the Hermiston School District. The facility provides a range of correctional programs and services including education, religious services, and behavioral health services. TRCI opened in 2000.

 

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Attached Media Files: Morris L. Kopp
Coffee Creek Correctional Facility reports in-custody death (Photo) - 11/10/22

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Alishae Dawne Kohl, died the afternoon of November 9, 2022. Kohl was incarcerated at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified and the Medical Examiner will determine cause of death.

Kohl entered DOC custody on September 18, 2018, from Coos County with an earliest release date of October 9, 2023. Kohl was 39 years old.

DOC takes all in-custody deaths seriously. The agency is responsible for the care and custody of 12,000 individuals who are incarcerated in 12 institutions across the state.While crime information is public record, DOC elects to disclose only upon request out of respect for any family or victims.

Coffee Creek Correctional Facility is a multi-custody prison located in Wilsonville accommodating 1,260 adults in custody. The prison has cell and dormitory housing, work programs, skills training, treatment programs, health services, religious services, physical plant, a central records unit, and administrative areas. CCCF participates in prison industries with Oregon Corrections Enterprises, including a contact center, auto CAD, and document scanning. In addition, CCCF houses the state’s intake center (CCIC), which provides intake and evaluation of all individuals committed to state custody by the courts. The intake center houses approximately 400 adults in custody. CCCF’s minimum facility opened in 2001, and the medium facility opened in 2002.

 

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Attached Media Files: Alishae D. Kohl