Inmate dies at Kosciusko County Jail

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An inmate at the Kosciusko County Jail has died.

Around 1 p.m., 42-year-old Christopher A. Hinson of North Webster was found unresponsive in his cell inside the jail. Officials performed CPR on him but it was unsuccessful, police said.

Hinson was taken to the Kosciusko Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

It’s not clear yet what how Hinson died. Autopsy are pending, police said.

Hinson was in the jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine and dealing methamphetamine.

Indiana State Police has taken over the investigation as the request of Kosciusko County Sheriff Kyle Dukes. State police said the investigation was ongoing.

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