Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal reports at approximately 11:10 PM on Saturday May 3 deputies assigned to the Iberia Parish Jail discovered an inmate unresponsive in his cell.Deputies summoned medics with Acadian Ambulance Service and immediately began life saving efforts, however the inmate was pronounced dead at approximately 11:55 PM by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office.Detectives assigned to the Bureau of Investigation have initiated an investigation into the death. The official cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy. The name of the inmate is being withheld at this time pending the notification of next of kin.
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