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Inmate who died while in custody at Spokane County Jail identified

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The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the inmate who died in the Spokane County Jail on June 12th, 2015 as 53-year-old Scott M. Stevens. The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the inmate who died in the Spokane County Jail on June 12th, 2015 as 53-year-old Scott M. Stevens.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office identified the inmate who died while in custody at the Spokane County Jail last Friday. 


53-year-old Scott M. Stevens was not breathing when a Spokane County Corrections Officer found him during a cell check Friday night. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and Stevens died. 


Stevens was booked into jail two days earlier for 1st Degree Burglary and had reportedly been feeling ill. He was housed in a single cell by himself when he was found. 


Major Crimes Detectives are investigating and said they did not observe any obvious signs of trauma when they were on scene. The Medical Examiner's Office listed the cause of death as "Pending Toxicology" and the manner of death as "Pending." 


Detectives are now waiting for those toxicology reports. 

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