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No foul play seen in early morning jail death

Nueces County Jail
Posted at 10:13 AM, Nov 18, 2020

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An investigation by the Nueces County Sheriff's Office showed there were no signs of foul play involved with a death early Wednesday morning inside the Nueces County Jail.

Sheriff J.C. Hooper told KRIS 6 News the death, which occurred around 6 a.m., appears to be of natural causes.

The dead man was in his late 40's.

As with all deaths, the Texas Rangers will investigate.