From The Tribune staff writer
JEFFERSON COUNTY — A Jefferson County Jail inmate was found dead on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m.
According to the Jefferson County Sherriff’s Office, a 65-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell at the Jefferson County Jail. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead by medical personnel.
“The man was being held on the medical floor and was in a cell by himself,” Sergeant Joni Money said. “There were no signs of trauma or foul play.”
The man’s identity is not being released at this time.
The story will be released when more information is available.