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Death of Jackson County Jail inmate investigated

A judge has sentenced a Coeur d'Alene man to at least 25 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a man during a bar fight. (Source: MGN)
A judge has sentenced a Coeur d'Alene man to at least 25 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a man during a bar fight. (Source: MGN)(KMVT)
Published: May. 29, 2020 at 12:14 PM CDT
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The death of an inmate in the Jackson County Jail is under investigation.

The sheriff's office says the 44-year-old man died Thursday after he was found unresponsive in the jail.

Deputies and first responders attempted life-saving measures and the man was taken to Black River Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say another agency, which was not identified, will conduct a review of the death. Officials say the death doesn't appear to be the result of criminal activity.

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