LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Lowndes County investigators identify the man found unresponsive in his jail cell.
Coroner Greg Merchant says Jefferson Russell Finch died early Friday morning.
Sheriff Mike Arledge says the 26-year-old was found just after 5 PM on Thursday.
Jail staff immediately started performing CPR and used an AED to attempt to revive Finch.
An autopsy will be performed.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death.