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Man dies in custody at Cook County Jail

Friday, August 10, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times

A man died Thursday after being found unresponsive in his cell in the Cook County Jail.


Emerson Tucker, 57, of the 3000 block of West Warren Boulevard, was pronounced dead at Saint Anthony Hospital at 12:37 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

He was found unresponsive in his cell in the Cook County Jail at 2700 S. California Ave., the medical examiner’s office said.

A Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment.



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