TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — An inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the Pima County Jail on Friday around 5:30 a.m.
Deputies entered the cell and tried to resuscitate him as they waited for assistance.
The Tucson Fire Department pronounced the 42-year-old Alejandro Romo dead.
According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Romo had no signs of trauma and there were no suspicious circumstances.
The incident remains under investigation.
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