Jail inmate dies after being found unresponsive

November 29, 2018 GMT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An official says a West Virginia jail inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his cell.

West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety Director of Communications Lawrence Messina told WCHS-TV that employees at Western Regional Jail gave medical assistance to Chad Totten after finding him unresponsive early Monday.

Messina said Totten was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.


Information from: WCHS-TV, http://www.wchstv.com