Indiana State Police investigating inmate death

Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Indiana State Police

Read the update provided by Indiana State Police on Feb. 4, 2021 here.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana State Police

Logansport – Yesterday, Indiana State Police Detective Sergeant Josh Rozzi, at the request of Cass County Sheriff Ed Schroder, launched an investigation into the death of Cass County Jail inmate Clyde Davis, 72.

Sergeant Rozzi’s preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 11:02 a.m. a correctional officer found Davis in his jail cell unconscious and not breathing. Correctional staff called for an ambulance and started life saving measures to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and utilization of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Davis was transported to Logansport Memorial Hospital. Despite life saving measures he was pronounced deceased at 11:38 a.m.

There were not outwardly signs of trauma to Davis’s body. An autopsy has been scheduled but at this time foul play is not suspected.

This investigation is ongoing. No further information will be released at this time.