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Inmate dies, another escapes at KCPD temporary jail

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Posted at 9:13 AM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 10:13:54-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police said one inmate died at and another escaped from their temporary jail at Heartland Center for Behavioral Change.

Department spokesman Ofc. Darin Snapp told 41 Action News the inmate was found dead. The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

That inmate's identity is not being released at this time.

Then, in the early morning hours of Wednesday, police said 38-year-old Terrence Bryant escaped from a second story window at the facility on Campbell Street.

Officers searched the area and conducted residence checks but didn't immediately find him.

Police captured Bryant around 1 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 27th and Park.