Cumberland County Prison

Cumberland County Prison.

Michael Bupp, The Sentinel

A Cumberland County Prison inmate was pronounced dead Tuesday evening after he was found unresponsive, Cumberland County reported Wednesday morning.

The county said in a news release that a work release inmate at the prison was found unresponsive at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday.

Prison staff started emergency medical efforts, but they and EMS were unsuccessful in reviving him.

The coroner’s office and Middlesex Township Police are investigating the incident. The county did not release any further details or ID the inmate.

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