SLED Investigating After York County Inmate Dies

Posted November 29, 2017 12:29 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

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