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Inmate found dead at Montgomery County Jail; cause undetermined

By Chris Hurst, churst@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jun 12 2014 03:44:56 PM EDT
Updated On: Jun 12 2014 03:45:17 PM EDT
ROANOKE, Va. -

A man was found dead in his cell at the Montgomery County Jail this morning during the routine bed check, according to Captain Brian Wright. 

In a press release, he says the man, 49 and from Christiansburg, was found unresponsive by jail staff. 

No cause of death has been determined and the Christiansburg Police Department will handle the death investigation. 

The name of the inmate is being withheld at this time per the family's wishes as more family members are being notified.