Wednesday, 10 October 2018 12:05

Inmate dies at Kennebec County Jail

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AUGUSTA - An inmate died at Kennebec County Jail Tuesday morning.

The inmate's name has not been released.

 

According to a press release, the 34-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine inmate check just before 4 a.m.

 

Officials said that corrections officers performed CPR but were unable to revive the man.

 

The inmate's body was taken to the state medical examiner's office to determine a cause of death.

 

The Maine State Police will conduct an independent investigation.