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Inmate found unresponsive, pronounced dead

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ISABELLA COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A jail inmate is dead, and an investigation is underway to figure out what happened.

An Isabella County corrections staff member found the 30-year-old Mt. Pleasant inmate not breathing and unresponsive at 6:35 a.m.

Despite CPR and being hooked up to an AED, the man passed away.

He was in the Isabella County Jail on possession and use of heroin and opiates, but officials said he had been evaluated at the hospital prior to being put in the jail.

The Michigan State Police are performing an independent review.

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