Johnson County Adult Detention Center Inmate Dies


Johnson County, KAN. – An inmate at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center – New Century, was found unresponsive in his cell early Friday morning.

Nickolas Michael Brey, 23, was found unresponsive in his cell at 1:30AM. while detention staff was conducting a routine welfare check of the inmates. Life-saving efforts were immediately initiated by Johnson County Detention Center staff and in-house medical staff. Johnson County Med-Act responded to assist by 1:40AM. Nickolas Brey had a pulse when he was transported to Olathe Medical Center, where he later died.

Brey had been incarcerated since September 12th, 2016 on charges of felony possession. This is an on-going investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.


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