DES MOINES, Iowa — Officials say a Polk County inmate found hanging and unconscious in a cell last week has died.
The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1uaqSuM ) that the inmate, whose identity has not been released, died Monday at a hospital.
Officials say the inmate was found hanging in the cell the morning of Aug. 23. Officials say jail staff took lifesaving measures, and the inmate was taken to a hospital.
No further information was immediately available.
Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com