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Calcasieu Parish inmate dies after being found unresponsive in cell

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Posted at 9:52 AM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 10:52:51-04

An inmate is dead after being found unresponsive in his single-man cell Thursday night at the Calcasieu Correctional Center.

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says that deputies located 47-year-old Ray A. Lawrence, Jr. of Lake Charles unresponsive in his cell at 6:30 pm on October 1.

Deputies say they immediately attempted to revive Lawrence who was later pronounced dead by emergency medical personnel.

The Calcasieu Coroner will determine a cause of death.

They say that no foul play is suspected in Lawrence's death.

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