Foul play isn’t suspected after man recently admitted into Jackson County jail dies

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 42 year-old jail inmate, according to Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte.

Forte tweeted this morning that man who was admitted to the Jackson County Detention Center in Kansas City over the weekend was found unresponsive Monday morning, May 10. He later died.

An update from the sheriff shortly before noon said the man was released from the hospital on Saturday after spending two days there.

The medical examiner will determine his official cause of death.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. No further information has been provided, but Forte said he will give updates as he learns more.

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