An inmate at the
Porter County Jail died on Tuesday under medical care, the Porter County
Sheriff’s Police is reporting.
The inmate has been
identified as David Cooper, 48, of Valparaiso.
According to the
PCSP, at an unspecified time on Tuesday the inmate “had a medical emergency
and was seen by medical staff immediately.”
The inmate was
subsequently transported to Porter Regional Hospital, then to Rush Hospital,
where he subsequently died, the PCSP said.
Cause of death is
pending an autopsy.