Death of COVID-19 Positive Man Incarcerated at MCF-Faribault Reported by Minnesota Department of Corrections


At approximately 9:45 PM, on June 23, 2020, a 43-year-old man incarcerated at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault, Minn., died at a local hospital. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner is performing an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The man, identified as Adrian Raymaar Keys, along with a number of other men incarcerated at Faribault, tested positive for COVID-19 on June 4, 2020. Mr. Keys’ condition deteriorated over the weekend of June 20 and he was hospitalized on June 22. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. If determined to be related to COVID-19 complications, this would be the first such death of a person incarcerated in Minnesota.