Two Men Die in Police Custody Within Days
POSTED: Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 4:52pm
UPDATED: Friday, July 22, 2011 - 8:27am
An inmate died at the Hidalgo County Detention Center Wednesday night. The second inmate to die in Police custody in just a few days.
Jesse Rodriguez Guerrero suffered from two apparent seizures yesterday evening. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
The Sheriff has ordered an autopsy report in order to determine the exact cause of death..
In another incident on Monday, inmate Jose Ignacio Palomo died at a McAllen hospital.
Police say he was suicidal at a McAllen jail and appeared to be under the influence. Police are still waiting for that autopsy report.