PITTSBURGH — An inmate died after he was found unresponsive in his cell in the Allegheny County Jail on Thursday.
According to Warden Orlando Harper, a medical emergency was called, and the man was helped immediately by a correctional officer and medical staff.
The medical staff continued life-saving efforts until paramedics arrived and took over.
Harper said the man was pronounced dead at 10:43 a.m.
An internal review will happen, and the incident will also be investigated by the county police. Harder said these procedures are done with all incidents at the jail.
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