Investigation underway into death of inmate at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield

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SUFFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– Investigators are trying to figure out what caused the death of an inmate at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield.

The Department of Correction says Jamari Taylor was found unresponsive in his cell early Monday morning.

Correctional staff immediately initiated life-saving measures on Taylor and activated 911. Shortly after, Taylor died at a local hospital.

The cause of death is unknown at this time. State police are waiting for results of a toxicology screen.

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