Man dies at Bonneville County Jail

POSTED: 03:05 PM MST Feb 16, 2013    UPDATED: 04:05 PM MDT Jun 06, 2013 
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -

Bonneville County Sheriff's Office says that on Friday morning at 5:50 a.m. deputies discovered inmate James Slate Dewitt was not breathing.

Deputies gave CPR to the 47-year-old man until paramedics arrived and pronounced Dewitt dead.

Dewitt was living in Idaho Falls and had been arrested for a probation violation the day before.

The sheriff's office says that as part of normal operating procedure a Tri-County investigative team has been called in to investigate the incident.