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Inmate dies in Sioux City jail

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Department of Public Safety says an inmate at the Woodbury County Jail has died by strangulation.

The agency says in a news release Tuesday that 32-year-old Thomas Huisman was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday and couldn't be revived. 

An autopsy showed he died of "asphyxiation by ligature," and the death was classified as a suicide. 

The Sioux City Journal reports Huisman is the second inmate found dead at the Woodbury County Jail this year. The other inmate died in March of a medical ailment.

 

 

 

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