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Richland County Sheriff's Office investigates death at jail

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Posted at 3:11 PM, Feb 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-13 15:11:59-05

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio — The Richland County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death at the jail.

Deputies were called to the jail around 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

When they arrived, a 43-year-old man was found unresponsive with a sheet around his neck hanging in the shower.

Deputies removed the sheet and performed life-saving measures.

He was transported to the Ohio Health Mansfield ER but died around 12:15 p.m. on Sunday.

Deputies are continuing to investigate the incident.