No foul play suspected in death of Brown County Jail inmate

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — No foul play is suspected in the death of an inmate at the Brown County Jail in Aberdeen who was found unresponsive in his cell and died three days later.

Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman tells the American News that 28-year-old Mitchell Morrison was found with a noose around his neck Thursday night. Authorities are awaiting results of an autopsy. No foul play is suspected in the death.

Morrison pleaded guilty in Day County in April to a felony drug crime and was sentenced to serve two months in jail. The state Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into his death.

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