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Inmate dies at Los Angeles County's downtown jail

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An inmate has died at the downtown Los Angeles County jailhouse.

The Sheriff's Department says the man was discovered Sunday evening and he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Mark Pope said in a news release that homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances of the death.

The man's name and age have not been made public. The Sheriff's Department provided no other details.

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