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Pima County Jail inmate, 22, dies

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Posted at 7:20 AM, Aug 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-04 10:24:31-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A Pima County Jail inmate died Tuesday.

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, 22-year-old Cruz Patino was found unresponsive in his cell at 6 a.m. He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Patino was booked into jail July 30 and had been under detoxification protocols.