Inmate dies while being transferred to Allegheny County Jail



An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday for an inmate who died on his way back to the Allegheny County Jail.

Officials said 46-year-old Larry Reitz of White Oak was being returned to the jail Monday night when he fell and hit his head after stepping out of a sheriff's van.

Reitz had been hospitalized for the past few weeks, officials said.

According to Channel 11's news exchange partners at TribLIVE, Reitz was awaiting a preliminary hearing on trespassing and burglary charges.