Iroquois County Jail Inmate's death under Investigation

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. 

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