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Willimantic Police: Man Found Dead In Jail Cell

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – Willimantic police said a man held on felony related charges overnight in a police department lock-up was found dead early Thursday morning.

Police say the man was cooperative during the booking process on Wednesday night, and was the only person in the cell.  State Police and the office of the State’s Attorney have been called in to investigate.

The man’s name has not yet been released, pending notification of the family.

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