Inmate dies at North Central Regional Jail on Monday

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DODDRIDGE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - The media contact for the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says an inmate has died.

Zachary Bailey died late Monday evening at the North Central Regional Jail. He says the incident is still under investigation, but involved a medical episode. The initial indication is that it may be drug-related. The inmate was still in the holding section at the time.

The inmate had required outside medical attention earlier that evening after he was booked into our custody at the holding facility in Wood County.

Another inmate at the jail, Janson Davenport, recently died there. He was discovered in his cell unresponsive about 9 p.m. Sunday, June 30th.