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Inmate dies at Jackson County Detention Center

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Posted at 7:50 AM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 13:05:54-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An inmate at the Jackson County Detention Center has died.

Sheriff Darryl Forté said the death involved a man who was admitted over the weekend.

The person was found unresponsive, but no other details were immediately available.

Later in the day, Forté said no foul play was suspected.

The man who died had spent two days in the hospital and was released on Saturday. The medical examiner will determine cause of death.