Arkansas State Police Investigate Inmate’s Death


The Arkansas State Police announced it will investigate an inmates death which occurred on Tuesday morning. 

The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office says around 2:30 a.m. during a routine cell check an inmate was found not breathing. 

Deputies say they began emergency procedures. EMS transported the inmate to Sparks Hospital where the inmate was pronounced dead. 

ASP says once the investigation is complete it will be reviewed by the Sebastian County Prosecutor’s Office. 

The Sheriff’s Office said it will conduct an internal investigation of departmental policies as well. 

The inmate is not being identified at this time. 

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