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Christian County Jail Inmate Dies

An inmate at the Christian County Sheriff’s Office Jail has died. On Thursday afternoon at around 4:52 PM, an inmate at the Jail was found unresponsive by a correctional officer, while completing a standard administrative procedure.  Life-saving measures were performed by the Jail nurse along with other correctional officers.  The inmate was transported to the Taylorville Memorial Hospital by ambulance where the inmate was pronounced dead by medical personal at 6 PM. 


Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettlekamp contacted the Illinois State Police Zone 4 investigations unit who will be investigating the death.

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