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Gila County jail inmate dies; was found unresponsive in cell

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Jul 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-23 19:41:38-04

Authorities in Gila County say a jail inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his cell.

County sheriff's officials say James Paul Gillum was treated for an unknown medical issue after being found in his cell at the county Jail in Globe at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday.

They say Gillum was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Sheriff's officials say they're investigating the inmate's death, but no other details have been immediately released.