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An investigation is underway after a 62-year-old inmate of a St. Louis city jail was found dead in his cell.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the inmate was found at midnight Friday by correctional officers making routine rounds at a jail on Hall Street. The man's name has not been released.
Updated: St. Louis police took Brown into custody without incident around 7:30 pm Thursday in the 4100 block of Enright.
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