Inmate dies at Jackson Co Jail; KBI investigating

(KAIR)--An inmate of the Jackson County Jail died while in custody, with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation handling the probe into the death.

According to a release from Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, the inmate was found unresponsive, shortly before 3:00 Tuesday morning, by Jail Staff.

Attempts to revive the inmate by Jackson County EMS were unsuccessful, with Morse saying the KBI, according to procedure and state law, was notified to review the incident.

The name of the inmate is not immediately made public as the investigation continues.

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