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UPDATE: Inmate identified after dying at Fillmore County Detention Facility

According to a press release, the inmate died during "an incident" Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Posted: Dec 28, 2017 1:29 PM
Updated: Dec 29, 2017 12:58 PM

UPDATE: The inmate who died while in custody at the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility is being identified as Thomas Henry, 22, of Harmony.

Previous story below:

FILLMORE COUNTY, Minn. – An inmate has died at the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility.
According to a press release, the death happened during "an incident" Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
“Lifesaving efforts by Fillmore County Staff, the Preston Ambulance, Mayo One Staff, and Preston Police were unfortunately unsuccessful. The Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office extends our deepest sympathy to the victim’s family for their loss,” the press release states.
“The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) was requested to conduct the death investigation. During this incident the jail’s general population and the public was not at risk.”
An autopsy will be conducted. No identification or cause of death has been released.

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