KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Update 9/17/21:
The inmate who was found dead at the Kent County Correctional Facility has been identified has been identified as 40-year-old Scott Gildner.
The autopsy, completed on Wednesday Sept. 15, by the Kent County Medical Examiners Office, confirmed there were no signs of physical signs of injury. A toxicology report is still pending.
Gildner had been incarcerated at the Kent County Correctional Facility since June 17, 2021, awaiting trial for Unlawful Driving Away of a Motor Vehicle and Assault of a Prison Employee.
The Kent County Sheriff's Office is investigating an inmate's death at the Kent County Correctional Facility.
Deputies say they found the inmate unresponsive in their cell around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Life saving measures were attempted until LIFE EMS arrived at the facility. The inmate was pronounced dead at 4:17 a.m.
The investigation is ongoing.
An autopsy will be performed by the Kent County Medical Examiner's Office. At this time, the inmate's name is being withheld until family is notified.
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