Death of Jackson County Jail inmate investigated

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BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — The death of an inmate in the Jackson County Jail is under investigation.

The sheriff’s office says the 44-year-old man died Thursday after he was found unresponsive in the jail.

Deputies and first responders attempted life-saving measures and the man was taken to Black River Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say another agency, which was not identified, will conduct a review of the death. Officials say the death doesn’t appear to be the result of criminal activity.