Waukesha County inmate dies in jail

Waukesha County Sheriff's Department

A Waukesha County inmate died in jail Tuesday, Jan. 17.

According to the sheriff, the man, 34, was found unresponsive around 6 a.m. and lifesaving efforts began.

Jail medical staff were called in, along with the Waukesha Fire Department.

The life-saving efforts were unsuccessful, and the man was pronounced dead in the jail.

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The sheriff said he was in custody on a probation hold since Monday.

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating the in-custody death.