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: Suspect In Custody After Child Found Dead In Street In Dallas Neighborhood
The inmate was rushed to JPS Hospital in an ambulance. He died Thursday morning.READ MORE: Police: Missing Tiger In Houston Found Safe, Healthy
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: DFW Weather: Forecast Has Rain Chances Every Day This Upcoming Week