Man jailed in St. Louis found dead in cell

8 months 15 hours 12 minutes ago Friday, February 17 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Friday, February 17, 2017 3:02:14 PM CST February 17, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a cell in the St. Louis Justice Center.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 33-year-old Jerrick Taylor of Hazelwood was found unresponsive around 2 p.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Taylor was alone in his cell with no signs of foul play.

Taylor was scheduled to go to trial in March on multiple charges of armed criminal action, along with first-degree robbery, shooting at or from a vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm.

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