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Potter County inmate dies in custody

Domingo Cortinez / Source: Potter County Sheriff's Office Domingo Cortinez / Source: Potter County Sheriff's Office

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo Special Crimes is investigating the death of a Potter County inmate who was in custody at Northwest Texas Hospital Sunday morning. 

45-year-old Domingo Cortinez has been at Northwest Texas Hospital since March 22nd and was being treated for preexisting medical issues at the time of his death. 

Justice of the Peace Gary Jackson has ordered an autopsy scheduled for Monday morning. 

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