MCSO: Inmate dies at Mohave County Sheriff's Office, autopsy results pending

MOHAVE COUNTY - Officials at a northern Arizona jail are investigating the death of an inmate.

Trish Carter, spokesperson for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, said detention workers found an inmate unresponsive around 5 a.m. Saturday morning at the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility in Mohave County.

Medical staff attempted to perform CPR on the inmate, but the victim was pronounced dead a short time later, said Carter.

The inmate was being housed in the medical unit the jail for a possible existing medical condition.

The situation remains under investigation, the man's name was not released, and an autopsy will be conducted.

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