McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Collin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an in-custody death over the weekend at the jail.
The Sheriff’s Office said on Sunday, March 14, 26-year-old Marvin D. Scott III of Frisco died while in custody at the Collin County Detention Facility.READ MORE: 2 People Found Dead Inside Abandoned School In Parker County
Allen Police officers arrested Scott earlier that day for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana and took him to the county jail.READ MORE: Tony Evans Jr., Lancaster Football Player And University Of Wyoming Recruit, Killed In Shooting At Dallas Hotel
Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner referred the matter to the Texas Rangers, who are investigating Scott’s death.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Child Who Found Gun In Vehicle At Dallas Walmart, Police Say
“As a matter of policy, the Sheriff placed seven detention employees on administrative leave and ordered an internal administrative investigation,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.