Sebastian Co. Inmate Dies after Hospital Release

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — A Sebastian County inmate died after being released from a hospital, authorities say. 

The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office said James R. Pollock, 48, was released from Sparks Regional Medical Center on Thursday around 5 p.m.

Immediately after returning to the jail, he collapsed. Deputies took him back to the hospital, and the inmate was treated in the emergency room. He later died. 

Deputies said he suffered a possible heart attack, but the body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to find the cause of death. 

Arkansas State Police is investigating the death. 

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