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Inmate dies in Columbus County Correctional Institution

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT)- An inmate in the Columbus County Correctional Institution died Saturday night after falling ill, according to the Tabor-Loris Tribune.

The report states that Jay D. Neugin, 39, became sick Saturday night. He was taken to McLeod Loris hospital in Loris, SC and died a short time later, according to the article.

The report states that natural causes appeared to be the cause of death, but state law requires an autopsy be performed for all deaths inside of the institution. 

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