UPDATE April 22, 2019 8 p.m.: The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office says a 49-year-old Milwaukee man was the one who passed away at the Milwaukee County Jail.
They say the inmate suffered a medical emergency around 3:40 a.m. The Milwaukee Fire Department arrived at the scene to assist in reviving the man, but efforts were unsuccessful.
The sheriff’s office say the inmate was medically cleared at a hospital during his arrest to be placed in the jail.
A death at the Milwaukee County Jail is under investigation.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner has confirmed the death Monday morning. An autopsy is scheduled later this afternoon.
The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department is handling the investigation.