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Investigation Underway into Jackson County Inmate’s Death

MURPHYSBORO – Illinois State Police along with the Jackson County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death of a Jackson County inmate.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Kevin Widdows of Carbondale was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday. He was the only person inside the jail cell.

An autopsy is set for Thursday. No other details are currently available.