Ore. inmate dies in custody
Saturday, May 5, 2012
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) -- A 24-year-old inmate at the Cottage Grove Municipal Jail was found dead on Saturday.
The Eugene Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/J5uYha ) the man did not suffer any apparent injuries or trauma, and there was no sign of foul play.
The man's name is being withheld until his next of kin are notified. He was in jail on drug-related charges.
The Lane County Medical Examiner's Office is assisting the investigation, and an autopsy is expected to be completed Monday.