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Sheboygan County inmate taken to hospital after being found unresponsive

Sheboygan County Detention Center
Sheboygan County Detention Center

SHEBOYGAN — An inmate is recovering at a local hospital after being found unresponsive at the Sheboygan County Detention Center on Wednesday.

The Sheboygan Fire Department responded to the Sheboygan County Detention Center, located at 2923 South 31st Street, around 4:13 PM for an adult male with shallow breathing. Correctional officers began life-saving measures before paramedics arrived. He was transported to a local hospital where he is recovering.

“There was a medical incident at the Detention Center yesterday,” said Sheriff Cory Roeseler. “Due to the person being in custody, we requested the Sheboygan Police Department to investigate the incident.” Roeseler said the inmate was found unresponsive inside a cell and the investigation is ongoing.

The name or age of the inmate was not released.