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Man dies at Bonneville County Jail

By By Jake Taylor
Published On: Feb 16 2013 04:05:11 PM CST
Updated On: Jun 06 2013 05:05:39 PM CDT
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -

Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says that on Friday morning at 5:50 a.m. deputies discovered inmate James Slate Dewitt was not breathing.

Deputies gave CPR to the 47-year-old man until paramedics arrived and pronounced Dewitt dead.

Dewitt was living in Idaho Falls and had been arrested for a probation violation the day before.

The sheriff's office says that as part of normal operating procedure a Tri-County investigative team has been called in to investigate the incident.

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