FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an inmate died at John Peter Smith Hospital on Monday, Dec. 7.
The inmate had been in the hospital since Nov. 24.READ MORE: Amber Alert Canceled For Dallas Brothers Believed To Have Been With Murder Suspect Father
The Sheriff’s Office did not say why the inmate was hospitalized, but did say the inmate’s death was not related to COVID-19.READ MORE: COVID-19 Delta Variant 'Accelerating' In North Texas And Across The Nation
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