LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The death of an inmate at the La Crosse County Jail is under investigation.
Sheriff Jeff Wolf said the 57-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday. Jailers and emergency responders were unsuccessful in their attempts to revive him.
Wolf said the man may have died as the result of previous medical troubles. Deputies from the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office plan to investigate the death.
The inmate has not been identified. An autopsy is pending.