ST. MARY PARISH, La. (KLFY) — St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith has confirmed the death of an inmate of the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center Thursday.

Smith reported that Eric Charles, 32, was found unresponsive Wednesday night.

Charles was transported to Franklin Foundation Hospital and then to Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center by helicopter, Smith said.

Charles’ death remains under investigation, but no evidence of foul play was found.

Smith said an autopsy is pending.