Inmate dies in Multnomah County Jail cell



    MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. -- Officials found an inmate unresponsive in his jail cell during a routine check at the Multnomah County Detention Center.

    A corrections deputy called for medical response upon finding the man, but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful.

    The inmate has been identified as 28-year-old William Coupchiak of Portland. His death is under investigation by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Medical Examiner's office.

    The cause of death is unknown at this time.



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