NEWPORT, Ore. — A Lincoln County Jail inmate has been found dead in his cell.

Deputies discovered inmate Stewart Douglas Curry unresponsive at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday during their routine breakfast service.

Deputies and then medics did CPR on Curry, but he was pronounced dead.

At the time, Curry of Toledo, Oregon, was housed in a single cell.

Curry was in the jail on rape and sex abuse charges. His bail had been set for $1.5 million.

An autopsy is planned for Wednesday to determine the cause of his death.

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