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Eastern Shoshone man dies at Wyoming county jail

The state of Wyoming has launched an investigation into the death of an Eastern Shoshone tribal member who died in a county jail.

Ed Young, 58, had been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last Friday. A few hours later, he was found hanging in his jail cell, where he had been placed in isolation.

The incident will be investigated by the state Department of Criminal Investigation.

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State to investigate inmate's death [second item] (The Billings Gazette 4/19)

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