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Inmate dies in Fillmore County jail; investigation underway

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Updated: 2:57 p.m. | Posted: 10:35 a.m.

Authorities in Minnesota are investigating the death of an inmate at the Fillmore County jail.

Sheriff Tom Kaase says 22-year-old Thomas Henry, of Harmony, died Wednesday evening while in custody. Kaase says lifesaving efforts by staff and emergency responders "were unfortunately unsuccessful."

Officials have not released a cause of death.

Kaase says the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is being asked to investigate.