Inmate found dead in cell at Horry County jail

CONWAY, SC (WMBF)- An inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center early Saturday morning.

The inmate was found at approximately 6:15 a.m. according to Horry County spokesperson Lisa Bourcier. No foul play is suspected at this time.

An autopsy is being scheduled and results will be available within a few days, and toxicology results will be available in 4-6 weeks.

The inmate was a 52-year-old white male, but his identification is not being released at this time until next of kin is notified.

We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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