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County Jail inmate dies

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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.


Posted 2/13/2020




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