Actor Gary Busey's Ex-Wife passes away after being found unresponsive in hunt county jail cell

Inmate Death in Custody

On November 3 rd , 2019 the Quinlan Police Department arrested Tiani Warden for the offense of Public Intoxication and booked her into the Hunt County Detention Center.

On November 4 th , 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Ms. Warden was found unresponsive in her cell. The Detention Officers and Medical Staff on duty immediately began life saving measures until AMR arrived
on scene and took over. Ms. Warden was transported by AMR to Hunt Regional Medical Center continuing life saving measures during transport. Unfortunately, Ms. Warden was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

(Original Caption) Gary Busey with his wife Tiani Warden. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)

Ms. Warden was 52 years of age and resided in Greenville, Texas.
Justice of the Peace Wayne Money conducted the inquest and ordered an autopsy and the results of that autopsy indicate the cause of death as “accident”.

Sheriff Meeks stated: “First and foremost my thoughts and prayers are with the family of Tiani Warden during a very difficult. I want to commend the Detention Officers that did everything they could to
revive Tiani Warden and following their training and protocols put in place”.

Sheriff Randy Meeks