Death of Wisconsin inmate investigated - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Death of Wisconsin inmate investigated

Posted:

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- The death of a 39-year-old inmate in the Rock County Jail is under investigation.

An autopsy Tuesday in Dane County could reveal more about what caused the man's death. A jailer radioed for help about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday after the inmate became ill and had trouble breathing. The jail nurse and other staff began life-saving measures and the inmate was transported to Mercy Hospital.

Dante Tyreese Wilson was pronounced dead about an hour later. Wisconsin Department of Corrections investigators will review the case.

Powered by Frankly