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Liberty County Jail inmate dies after he was found unresponsive in cell

Liberty County Sheriff’s deputies said the inmate was found around 8 p.m. Friday during a routine bed check.
Credit: KHOU 11

LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas — A Liberty County Jail inmate is dead after he was found unresponsive on the floor of his cell Friday night.

Liberty County Sheriff’s deputies said the inmate was found around 8 p.m. Friday during a routine bed check. He was rushed to Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital where he died.

The sheriff’s office and Texas Rangers are investigating the inmate’s cause of death.

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