Inmate Dies At Shawnee County Jail

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

The investigation into the death of an inmate at Shawnee County Jail continues this morning.

Forty-nine-year-old David Alan Whitt was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics at approximately 8:55 p.m. Tuesday.

He was checked at 8:30 p.m. by the officer and appeared to be sleeping, but the officer could not tell whether Whitt was breathing.

After taking a closer look the officer discovered he was not breathing and emergency personnel were called.

Whitt was booked in Shawnee County Jail on monday for two city bench warrants.

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