FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Tarrant County Jail inmate died after experiencing “an unknown medical emergency” the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday.
The inmate collapsed while walking through a housing pod at the Tarrant County Jail shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Police In Lewisville Searching For Missing 10-Year-Old Simon Lian
The inmate was rushed to JPS Hospital in an ambulance. He died Thursday morning.READ MORE: FC Dallas Welcomes Jesús, David Ferreira As 1st Father-Son Designated Players In MLS
The Texas Rangers are conducting the investigation, as they do all inmate deaths.
This incident will also be reviewed by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards.MORE NEWS: Tarrant County Sheriff's Searching For Suspect Nathan Wayne Spivey After Deadly Stabbing