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.
Sheriff’s office investigating in-custody death of male who was admitted to the detention center over the weekend. The victim was found unresponsive this morning. Will provide updates as facts become available. @kcmo @JacksonCountyMO @kcpolice @cityofLS @CityOfIndepMO @BlueSpring pic.twitter.com/i2IlGzvDUn
— Darryl Forte' (@sheriffforte) May 10, 2021
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.