Inmate Death

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit

Mark Leon Dishman (Inmate – Deceased)
DOB: 9/13/1962
Address: 6418 Rosewood Drive, Tampa
Charges: Violation of Probation

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are conducting an inmate death investigation.

When:
Inmate Mark Dishman was pronounced deceased on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at approximately 2:48 a.m.

Where:
The inmate was pronounced deceased at the Mid Pinellas Care Center.

Why/How:
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 cause and manner of death.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Travis Sibley Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:05:00 AM Categories: Death Investigations

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