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Detention Center Death

Post Date:05/27/2018 12:15 PM
Contact: AnnMarie Breen
Public Information Specialist
Desk: (919) 560-0826
Mobile: (919) 748-1475

Detention Center Death

Durham, N.C. – This morning, Sunday May 27, just after 8:00 am Durham County EMS was called to the Detention Center regarding an inmate who was found unresponsive in his cell.  First responders on scene gave aid to the man until paramedics arrived and took over. After attempts to revive him were unsuccessful he was declared deceased.  At the request of Sheriff Mike Andrews, the SBI was called to investigate.  
Identification of the person will be released pending next of kin notification.
An update will be sent when more information is available. 


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