Inmate Dies in Jackson County Jail, Prompting Investigation

Inmate Dies in Jackson County Jail, Prompting Investigation

JACKSON CO. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday corrections deputies found a Du Quoin man dead in his jail cell Tuesday afternoon.

According to a press release, 41-year-old Dustin Goodwin was an inmate at the jail and was the only occupant of his jail cell.

A death investigation is being conduced by the Illinois State Police along with the Jackson County Coroner’s Office. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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