BILLERICA, Mass. — Officials say an inmate at a Massachusetts jail has died after an undetermined medical emergency.

The death is the third so far this year of an inmate being housed at the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction in Billerica. A spokesman for the sheriff’s office says the 30-year-old inmate suffered a medical emergency last week and was pronounced dead at the hospital on Friday.

The Lowell Sun reports that the death remains under investigation.

The inmate’s name has not been made public.

Two other inmates have died at the hospital this year. One was a suicide while the cause of the other remains under investigation.


Information from: The (Lowell, Mass.) Sun, http://www.lowellsun.com

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