Feb 17, 11:22 AM EST

Man jailed in St. Louis found dead in cell

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a cell in the St. Louis Justice Center.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2lrkdBc ) reports that 33-year-old Jerrick Taylor of Hazelwood was found unresponsive around 2 p.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Taylor was alone in his cell with no signs of foul play.

Taylor was scheduled to go to trial in March on multiple charges of armed criminal action, along with first-degree robbery, shooting at or from a vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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