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Milwaukee police investigating jail death of inmate

Posted at 7:10 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 08:10:22-04

Milwaukee Police are investigating the death of a 51-year-old inmate Sunday afternoon.

Around 2:15 p.m. an inmate notified officials that his roommate had passed out and needed help.

Police say despite attention from security, on-site nurses and Milwaukee Fire Department, the inmate died on scene.

The cause of death is unknown. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.