Jefferson Co. jail inmate found dead | St. Louis Public Radio

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.