Victim in custodial death identified

SHAMROCK, TX (KFDA) - State troopers have released more information regarding the death of a man found dead in a holding cell.

The Shamrock Police Department has asked the Texas Rangers to assist while investigating the death of Jeremy Stokes, 44. Stokes was found Wednesday morning in a temporary holding cell. Stokes' next kin has been notified.

No preliminary cause of death had been released to the public Wednesday evening. The Wheeler County Justice of the Peace has ordered an autopsy.

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