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Saturday, February 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Autopsy finds that Yakima jail inmate died of brain aneurism


YAKIMA, Wash. – An inmate found unresponsive in his cell at the Yakima County Jail later died of a brain aneurism.

The sheriff’s office said Monday that 21-year-old Antonio Espinoza of Wapato was found in his cell on April 3. He was taken to a Seattle hospital where he later died.

An autopsy concluded that there was not trauma or evidence of foul play. The medical examiner ruled he died of natural causes.

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