Investigation underway after inmate dies at Milwaukee County Jail

Milwaukee County Jail

A death investigation is underway at the Milwaukee County Jail after an inmate died on Sunday, March 14.

According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, the inmate, age 41, was found unresponsive in a cell and pronounced dead around noon despite life-saving efforts. 

Sheriff's officials said the man was initially booked into custody Wednesday, March 10. 

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Pursuant to agency protocol, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office has requested that the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department conduct an independent investigation into this incident. 

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