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Fillmore County Jail inmate found unresponsive in cell on Friday, died on Sunday

Mon, Aug 4th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Police Reports

An inmate from the Fillmore County Jail has died after he was hospitalized on Friday August 1st.

According to Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen, 32 year old Brian Abbs was found unresponsive in his cell shortly before noon on Friday. Staff performed CPR on Abbs and he was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. He died on Sunday (8-3-14).

Jensen said that an independent investigation is being done by the Waseca County Sheriff’s Office to determine the cause of death.

Abbs was being held in the Fillmore County Jail after he was arrested on 7-29-14 on a Fillmore County felony warrant for ‘Sex Offender Registration Violation’. He appeared in Fillmore County District Court on July 30th and was being held on $2,000 conditional bail.

Sheriff Jensen said that Abbs has recently had a Mabel address.

Jensen expects the independent investigation to be completed within 30 to 60 days.

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