MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in central Minnesota say a 56-year-old inmate died Sunday in the county jail.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says George Edward Washington, of Willmar, was found unresponsive around 1:30 p.m. by correctional officers.

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George Washington (credit: Angela Edwards)

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Efforts were made to revive Washington, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The death remains under investigation.