Illinois State Police Investigators are investigating the death of a Hoopeston man who died after suffering an apparent medical incident at Iroquois County jail. It happened Wednesday night. The 32-year-old later died after being transported to Iroquois Memorial Hospital.
The subject was found unresponsive in a cell, according to a news release from Iroquois County Sheriff Department.
The un-identified man was stopped for a traffic violation in MIlford. He was found to be wanted on a warrant out of Newton County, IN for aggravated battery to a public official. The subject was booked into the Iroquois County Jail without incident, according to the news release.
Sheriff deputies and corrections officers attempted life-saving measures before transport to the hospital. An autopsy was completed with results pending,
Illinois State Police are investigating.