MENA — Authorities are investigating after an inmate died over the weekend in the custody of the Polk County jail.
Authorities said 54-year-old Bryant Bullard collapsed in a one-person cell early Sunday at the jail in Mena. Arkansas State Police said Bullard was reportedly involved in a single vehicle crash at about 3 a.m. Sunday, and was taken to the jail afterward.
After his collapse at 4:40 a.m., Bullard was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead about 5 a.m. Sunday.
The cause of death is under investigation, and special agents with Arkansas State Police are investigating.