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: Texas Secretary Of State's Office Announces Full Forensic Audit Of 2020 General Election in Four Texas Counties
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: Feds Make New Recommendations To Texas To Prevent Deadly Power Outages From Happening Again
Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner referred the matter to the Texas Rangers, who are investigating Scott’s death.MORE NEWS: Sunnyvale Credits 'Small-Town Values' For Incredible Vaccination Rate
“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.