AIKEN, S.C. — The Latest on an inmate found dead in the Aiken County jail (all times local):

5 p.m.

A coroner says there’s no sign of injury or trauma on the body of a South Carolina jail inmate is found dead.

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said Sunday that 57-year-old James Oakman of Aiken was found dead in a cell at the county jail about 11 a.m. Carlton says no foul play is suspected, but an autopsy is planned for Monday.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office said earlier that a detention officer making a routine check found the inmate unresponsive in a cell.


4:20 p.m.

An investigation is under way after a South Carolina jail inmate is found dead.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the local coroner are at work trying to figure out what happened.

Sheriff’s deputies say the death doesn’t appear to be under suspicious circumstances.

A detention officer making a routine check found the inmate unresponsive in a cell. The inmate’s identity is being withheld until family members are notified.

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