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Hill County jail inmate dies after fight with another inmate

November 18, 2019

HAVRE, Mont. (AP) — An inmate at the Hill County jail in Havre has died after a fight with another inmate.

Sheriff and Coroner Jamie Ross says 54-year-old Gordon Wayne Cochran of Chinook was taken to the hospital in Havre shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sunday and died at the hospital.

The state Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating.

Officials did not release any more information about the confrontation or say who else was involved.

Petroleum County Coroner Dick Brown will serve as coroner in the case.