San Antonio Man, 27, Dies After Being Found Unresponsive in South Texas Jail on Christmas, Officials Say

A 27-year-old San Antonio man died after he was found unresponsive in a South Texas jail Christmas night, officials said. Joshua Ben Denn started serving Dec. 1 for a 4-year sentence for arson and a 1-year sentence for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in Bexar County. He was found unresponsive in his cell at Lopez State Jail in Edinburg just after 10 p.m. Dec. 25, according to a statement sent by Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Robert Hurst. Denn was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:15 p.m. The statement said it appears that he died of natural causes.  Continue reading...

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