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Inmate Dies After Fight in Meade County Jail

Joe Denoyer - August 29, 2017 7:52 pm

An inmate from Sedgwick County has died after a fight with another inmate at a jail in southwest Kansas.

The unnamed 30-year-old inmate died at around 7:20 p.m. Monday while in custody in the Meade County Jail. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that “preliminary reports indicate the inmate died following a fight with another inmate.”

The inmate, a man from Wichita, died at the scene. He was being held on misdemeanor charges and had been in custody for about a month.

 

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