Man placed in PG County jail cell at 4 a.m. found dead in bed at 6:20 a.m.

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An inmate was found dead in bed early Thursday morning, a little more than two hours after he was committed to the Prince George’s County jail.

The 57-year-old man was committed to the Department of Corrections on second-degree assault charges at 4 a.m. He was found dead at 6:20 a.m., according to a release from a county public information officer.

CPR was performed on the man by correctional staff and the Emergency Response Team until Prince George’s Fire/EMS arrived.

The Medical Examiner's Office found no signs of foul play. An autopsy will be conducted.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating the death. The Department of Corrections is also conducting an internal investigation to be sure policies and procedures were properly followed.

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