FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials say a man in the Tarrant County jail on a possession charge has died.
According to the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, the 63-year-old inmate experienced a medical emergency while at the jail and was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital on February 20.READ MORE: Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Camilo Rodriguez Captured In Mexico
Officials say the man, whose name has not been released, died on February 22. He is said to have had underlying medical conditions.READ MORE: Video: Firefighters Extinguish 3-Alarm Blaze At Former Nursing That Lit Up Night Sky Over Fort Worth, Texas
The inmate was booked into the jail last year — on September 6 — for Possession of Controlled Substance.MORE NEWS: Denton Police Arrest Convicted Felon Who Shot Unoccupied Car
The Texas Rangers are investigating the death.