*The above video is a recent story about the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s plan to hire more deputies and jail guards*
A 25-year-old male inmate “Experienced a medical emergency at the Cuyahoga County Corrections Center,” according to Cuyahoga County Press Secretary Jennifer Ciaccia.
Ciaccia said emergency response was started by correctional and in-house medical staff.
“The inmate was transported to The MetroHealth System for treatment where he was pronounced deceased at 4:38 pm Thursday,” Ciaccia added.
Ciaccia said the incident remains under investigation by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department.
The Fox 8 I-TEAM has reported on other recent deaths at the jail.