Death Of Inmate Under Investigation

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GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  The investigation is continuing into the death of an inmate at the Houghton County Jail.

Reports say the 38-year-old male inmate was taken by ambulance to UP Health System – Portage on Saturday, due to an unknown medical emergency.

The inmate was then transferred to UP Health System – Marquette, where he later died.

Houghton County Sheriff’s officials say no further information is available pending a “medical disposition” in the incident as well as notification of next of kin.

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