Wednesday, 10 October 2018 16:45

Dead Kennebec County inmate identified

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AUGUSTA - Authorities said the inmate who died at Kennebec County Jail early Tuesday morning was from Skowhegan.

Officials said that 34-year-old Moises Pujols was found unresponsive in his cell just before 4 a.m. and that attempts to revive him with CPR were unsuccessful.

 

Authorities said his cause of death is still under investigation.

 

Pujols had been convicted of a felony-level domestic violence assault in 2016.

 

According to the Maine Department of Corrections website, he was on probation after spending time in jail for that conviction.