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Gibson Co. Jail on lockdown after inmate found dead

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GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -

The Gibson County Jail was on lockdown after officials say an inmate was found dead.

Sheriff George Ballard says it happened around 11:00 Sunday morning. We're told the 41-year-old inmate apparently hanged himself.

Authorities say another inmate was inside the cell at the time and that inmate told authorities he was asleep.  

Ballard tells 14 News that corrections officers inside the jail tried to save the inmate, but he died at the jail. Authorities say no foul play is suspected.

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