Man jailed on sex offender charges found unresponsive, dies in cell at Bexar County Jail

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A 65 year old inmate at the Bexar County Jail found unresponsive in his cell Monday morning has died.

It was just after 2 A.M when the inmate was found in his cell by a Deputy conducting face to face checks.

Medical staff from University Hospital responded to the call for help and began life saving measures on the man but he was pronounced dead at 30 minutes later.

At this point it appears the inmate suffered an episode brought on by pre-existing medical conditions. His exact cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner’s office.

The investigation into the inmate’s death will be conducted by the Karnes County Sheriff’s Office.

His name hasn’t been released but he was behind bars on a charge of Violation of Sex Offender Registry.

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