GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (AP) — Authorities have identified the inmate who died while in custody of the Garland County jail last week.
The Garland County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday identified the inmate as 28-year-old Jeremy Scott Howell of Hot Springs.
Howell was booked Dec. 20 on a criminal trespass charge but was found unresponsive a few hours later.
Authorities say the cause of death is under investigation and the sheriff’s office plans an internal investigation as well.