Sandy Jenkins FBI

Daily Sun FILE photo/Ron Farmer - Sandy Jenkins, center, talks with two FBI agents in August 2013 prior to his arrest.

Sandy Jenkins, the former Collin Street Bakery accountant who was caught embezzling almost $17 million died Friday in a Fort Worth federal prison hospital, according to Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Case Records.

He was declared dead at 5:11 p.m. Friday, March 15 according to the report. The location at which the death occurred is listed as the Fort Worth Medical Center, a low-security prison hospital which houses only males who require special medical attention or who suffer from mental health issues.

He was pronounced dead at the Patient Care Pavilion where he was in the Intensive Care Unit at the John Peter Smith Health Science Hospital.

His cause of death is pending at this time.

Jenkins was sentenced in 2015 to 10 years in prison for stealing from his former employer.

His wife, Kay, was sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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