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    Authorities probe death of 21-year-old county jail inmate

    January 2, 2019

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in Lehigh County are investigating the death of a 21-year-old county jail inmate.

    Jarrett Deemer was found unresponsive in his cell at the county corrections center early Sunday and was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

    An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday.

    Deemer was serving time for a probation violation stemming from theft and drug charges.

    The Lehigh County district attorney’s office is investigating.

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