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ISP Investigating Morgan County Jail Death

An inmate is dead and an investigation is underway at the Morgan County Jail in Jacksonville. The ISP DCI Zone 4 is investigating the death at the jail after they were notified on Monday by the Sheriff’s Office to investigate a death that occurred.  Morgan County Jail Correctional Officers located 40-year-old Brian C. Downs who was in need of medical attention.  Downs was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.


An autopsy was conducted on Monday in Springfield and the results of the autopsy are pending toxicology results.  ISP DCI continues to investigate. 

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