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Apr 9, 2013 12:33 PM by Ian Auzenne (Photo Courtesy: MGN Online)

Morgan City Inmate Dies in Jail

An inmate in the Morgan City Jail died Saturday after spending less than 24 hours in the facility. Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch says 59-year-old David Crouch was arrested Friday night around 11:00 P. M. on a warrant for failure to appear. The next night, Brooks's cellmate found him unresponsive. Medical personnel attempted to revive Brooks, but they were not successful. According to Crouch, Brooks was a native of Boise, Idaho, living in Lafayette for work. Louisiana State Police was called to investigate. They say their initial inquest points to natural causes. Autopsy results are pending.

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