Brownsville police investigating death of man found unresponsive in cell

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated with the victim's identity and what charge he was arrested for.  

Brownsville police are investigating the death of a man who was found unresponsive in his cell early Tuesday morning. 

Police say 28-year-old Edgar Hernandez was found unresponsive in his cell at about 2:30 a.m. 

The man was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication. 

Police say no force was used during the arrest, adding that there were no signs of trauma or suicide.

An autopsy was ordered for Hernandez.

The investigation is ongoing. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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