LOGAN — An inmate in the Cache County Jail died after deputies reportedly found him unresponsive inside his cell. The incident was reported at approximately 2:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, April 17.

Cache County Sheriff Chad Jensen said the inmate was unconscious and not breathing. Deputies along with onsite medical staff immediately started CPR and deployed an AED.

Paramedics from the Logan City Fire Department were called to the jail and continued CPR on the inmate. Despite their efforts, he was unable to be resuscitated, and pronounced dead.

Due to the incident occurring at the jail, the sheriff contacted the Cache County Attorney’s Office and initiated the Northern Utah Critical Incident Investigative Team. Per protocol, an outside agency will be investigating the incident.

Jensen said the sheriff’s office will also conduct its own internal investigation into the death.

The name of the inmate is not being released yet, pending notification of family.


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