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Hidalgo County Detention Center inmate dies

2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago Saturday, October 10 2020 Oct 10, 2020 October 10, 2020 5:34 PM October 10, 2020 in News - Local

A 25-year-old man in custody at the Hidalgo County Detention Center died on Saturday. 

According to a Facebook post by the Hidalgo County Sherriff's Office, at approximately 1:15 a.m. the inmate began to have continuous series of seizures, which resulted in him needing to be transported to Edinburg Regional Hospital for emergency medical care. At about 7:45 a.m. the man died. 

Investigators met with the inmates family members who said the individual had a history of undiagnosed seizures and drug abuse. 

An autopsy has been ordered. 

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