KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a death at the county jail. 

Around 6:20 p.m. Friday, staff responded to a medical emergency inside the Jackson County Detention Center where 24-year-old Mercury M. Davis was found unresponsive. 

Emergency crews took Davis to an area hospital were he was later pronounced dead. 

Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forté said at this point in the investigation there are no obvious signs of foul play.