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Inmate dies at Louisville Metro Corrections

Robert Brown (Source: LMDC) Robert Brown (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville EMS pronounced an inmate dead after he was found unresponsive in his jail cell Sunday morning.

Robert W. Brown, 49, was arrested Saturday night on several charges and transported by police to Louisville Metro Corrections around 9 p.m. He was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for medical treatment after an evaluation by Correct Care Solution.

Brown was returned to jail around 2:30 a.m. and was booked into the facility.

Corrections officials observed Brown standing in his single cell around 6:45 a.m. About 20 minutes, later he was found lying on the floor unresponsive. EMS gave Brown CPR, but he was pronounced dead at 7:55 a.m.

An autopsy will be preformed and a review by the Louisville Metro Police Department's Public Integrity Unit and Metro Corrections is underway. Both are standard procedures whenever a death occurs at the jail.

Correct Care will also conduct its own mortality review to ensure that its policies and procedures were followed.

Brown would have faced charges of alcohol intoxication in a public place and an drinking alcoholic beverage in a public place.

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