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Metro Police Investigating Inmate Death

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police officers are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail Friday afternoon.

According to police, an inmate called corrections officers to the dormitory shower, where an inmate was found unconscious from what appeared to be a suicide attempt.

Officers and medical staff tried to revive the inmate and paramedics took him to University Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

On Tuesday, the inmate died of his injuries. Homicide detectives are investigating.

His identity and cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

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