The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division is investigating after an inmate at the the York County Detention Center was found dead. 28-year-old Jonathan Paul Morgan of Rock Hill was brought to the detention center Monday night at 11:10 PM.
Two hours later a detention officer was notified by another inmate that Morgan was breathing abnormally. Detention staff called a medical emergency, rendered CPR and first aid and notified Piedmont EMS.
Morgan, originally arrested in September, was being held on charges of Pettit Larceny, Resisting Police and Furnishing Contraband in a Prison.
The York County Coroner’s Office is conducting an autopsy. No foul play is suspected