Inmate found unconscious in Snohomish County jail later dies

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Snohomish County Jail inmate who was found unconscious while alone in his cell died the next day. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that the 35-year-old man was found unresponsive around 2:30 p.m. Friday. A corrections deputy called a medical emergency and began lifesaving efforts. The man was taken to the hospital and died Saturday. The inmate, a Snohomish resident, had been booked into the jail on Feb. 4 for investigation of domestic violence assault, threats-to-kill and hit-and-run. While in custody, he was charged with violating a domestic violence no contact order and witness tampering.