Subscribe Register Login

Monday, September 01, 2014, 3:53 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Death of Nebraska inmate being investigated

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 15, 2014 at 2:22 p.m.

BEATRICE, Neb. — Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate in southeast Nebraska's Gage County Detention Center.

Beatrice radio station KWBE reports that police were summoned to the jail just before 4 a.m. Saturday.

Deputy Gage County Attorney Amanda Spracklen-Hogan has confirmed that a male inmate had died at the jail. She and other authorities are not releasing the man's name or details on how he might have died pending notification of his family.

Spracklen-Hogan says officials tried to revive the man, but couldn't.

The Nebraska State Patrol will investigate. State law requires a grand jury investigation any time a person died in state custody or during in the process of being detained.

Comments on: Death of Nebraska inmate being investigated

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.


  • Sales rep

    russellville need a fulltime salesman in russellville to ca...
    Russellville, AR

  • Forestry

    forestrytrees Are Us , LLC, Warren, AR is now hiring 65 temp...

  • Hr/payroll

    is currently accepting applications for:•Director of Campus ...

  • Engineer / draftsman

    engineer/draftsmanfull time Mechanical/Industrial Engineer, ...

  • Sales

    HELLO!We Need Independent Representatives Earning Potential...

Search 1128 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online