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Monday, December 14, 2020

Crawford County Kansas Sheriff's Office: Subject In-Custody Death



On 12/14/20 around 6:52am Correctional Officers found a male inmate unresponsive in his cell. The inmate was identified as 46 year old William Haddan of Pittsburg, Kansas. Correctional officers entered Mr. Hadden's cell to render aid.

Crawford County EMS, Girard Fire Department, Girard Police Department also responded to this incident.

Mr. Hadden was pronounced dead by the Deputy Coroner. The Kansas Bureau of Investigations was notified and are investigating the death. The body was transported to Kansas City for a autopsy.

Haddan was in jail for allegedly robbing Pete’s convenience store while displaying a knife on Dec. 11, 2020. Pittsburg Police arrested him a day later.


Crawford County Kansas Sheriff
Danny Smith