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Inmate dies Saturday in Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh

Tribune-Review
| Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:51 p.m.
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Jeremy Boren | Tribune-Review
Allegheny County Jail
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Jeremy Boren | Tribune-Review

A male inmate died Saturday in the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, authorities said.

Warden Orlando Harper said the inmate, who was not immediately identified, was stricken with “breathing difficulties” at about 10:30 am. Saturday.

He said medical and correctional officers administered aid until paramedics arrived to transport him to an area hospital.

The inmate was declared dead at the hospital at 12:17 p.m.

Allegheny County Police are investigating.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office will release available information as part of its normal practices, including cause and manner when available.

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