BRONSON, Fla. (AP) — North Florida authorities are investigating the death of an inmate who collapsed in a county jail.
The Levy County Sheriff's Office says jail staff responded after seeing Terrance Lamar Wiggins collapse early Monday.
Lt. Scott Tummond tells The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1bFomWJ ) that staff performed CPR while waiting for paramedics, who took Wiggins to a hospital. Wiggins died two hours later.
Tummond says a preliminary investigation has determined that Wiggins had a medical condition before his Nov. 22 arrest, and he was being treated by jail medical staff. An autopsy is pending.
Wiggins faced several drug charges.
Information from: The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun, http://www.gainesvillesun.com