Give Birth Alone in a Jail: Diana Sanchez Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Identity Theft, Denver Jail, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Diana Sanchez Wiki

Diana Sanchez Wiki

Diana Sanchez is now suing Denver city and county officials after she says she was left screaming in agony for hours over a year ago, with no anesthesia, no doctors, no family, or anyone at all to aid her in her delivery.

Diana Sanchez Age

She is 26 years old.

Diana Sanchez Identity Theft and Arrested

pregnant mom had been taken into custody two weeks earlier for identity theft-related charges, according to the Denver County Sheriff’s Department.

Diana Sanchez Video

surveillance video shows Sanchez’s now one-year-old son being born at 10.44am that day, nearly six hours after his mother told a jailhouse guard she was going into labor.

Diana Sanchez Gives Birth Alone in Jail

Jordan took his first breath before a male nurse, who had been watching Sanchez from outside the jail cell, walked in and picked up her naked child.

‘(He) picks up the baby as though he’s never seen one in his life,’ Sanchez’s attorney Mari Newman told KDVR. ‘I mean, the lack of any sort of compassion is astounding.’

Up until that instant, Sanchez said the jail’s staff had declined to call an ambulance for her.

Diana Sanchez Lawsuit

Sanchez and her attorneys filed a lawsuit on Wednesday claiming that the jail’s staff knew she was giving birth, but made a conscious decision not to take her to the hospital after she was booked because it was ‘inconvenient’.

Investigation Reports

Investigators determined their deputies ‘took the appropriate actions under the circumstances and followed the relevant policies and procedures,’ the spokeswoman said.

Since the incident, the sheriff’s department said it has clarified its policy to staff so that an ambulance will be called when an inmate is in labor.

Denver Health declined to comment on the lawsuit.

Sanchez has a probation revocation hearing scheduled to take place at 1.30pm on September 12, Denver County Court records show.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Diana Sanchez, 26, claims Denver Jail staff refused to take her to the hospital when she went into labor on July 31, 2018, because it was ‘inconvenient’ 
  • At that point, she had been in prison for 14 days on identity theft-related charges 
  • Surveillance footage shows Sanchez telling a guard she was going into labor around 5 am
  • Sanchez claims the guard ignored her and she was left in agony for six hours
  • At 10.44am, she is seen giving birth to her son Jordan
  • An internal investigation determined none of the Denver County Sheriff deputies or staff at the jail did anything wrong throughout Sanchez’s ordeal