Jefferson Co. jail inmate found dead

Jun 4, 2012

Jefferson County authorities are investigating the death of an inmate in the county jail.

Two cellmates found the 24-year-old man unresponsive about 3:30 a.m. Monday in his cell. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

The man's name has not been released.

Sheriff's officials say the death does not appear to be a crime but autopsy and toxicology results are still pending.