Update: Death investigated at Franklin County jail, inmate identified

Tri-City HeraldJuly 12, 2014 

— Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Franklin County Jail, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

Corrections officers found Mitchell Campbell, 26, alone in his cell Saturday after he apparently suffered a seizure and hit his head on a concrete wall, the sheriff’s office said.

Paramedics tried to revive Campbell, but he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff's office is investigating the death and an autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.

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