Inmate found dead in Shreveport City Jail; SPD investigating

Published: Dec. 16, 2016 at 8:05 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2016 at 8:20 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police detectives are investigating the death of an inmate in Shreveport City Jail Friday morning.

Shreveport Fire Department paramedics responded to the jail just before 1 a.m. after a jail employee found 58-year-old Isaac Greear unconscious inside a cell.

Police say Greear was taken to University Health hospital by the Shreveport Fire Department where he was pronounced dead.

Greear was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on Dec. 14, for outstanding criminal warrants, according to police.

Police say Greear was the only inmate in the cell at the time he was found.

The investigation is ongoing.

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