Authorities identify inmate found dead at jail

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a 48-year-old inmate who was found unresponsive at the Al Cannon Detention Center early Monday morning.

The coroner's office says Keith Rhue died at the Medical University of South Carolina.

According to investigators, at 4 a.m. on Monday, Rhue was found unresponsive in a housing unit at the detention center.

An incident report states that Rhue was evaluated by medical staff and was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina after suffering what appeared to be a seizure.

Rhue's cause of death is pending.

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