Inmate dead after being found unresponsive in cell at Deaf Smith County Jail

Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 11:03 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 15, 2023 at 12:11 PM CDT
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DEAF SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - The Texas Rangers are investigating a death of an inmate after he was found unresponsive in his cell.

According to the release, on Sunday, March 12, at around 8:15 a.m., an inmate was found unresponsive in a Deaf Smith County Jail cell.

The inmate was transported to Hereford Regional Medical Center hospital where he was pronounced dead after 9 a.m.

The body has been sent to autopsy and the Texas Rangers are investigating.