SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an inmate found dead in the jail Thursday night.
The inmate, 43-year-old Jason Smith was found unresponsive in his cell by Deputies conducting their regular checks, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies immediately called EMS and began to try and save Smith but they were unable to revive the inmate.
Smith has been in the jail since August 8.
The Clark County Coroner and the Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office are investigating.
Investigators say they will release more information when the investigation is complete.