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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - On Saturday, June 3, at approximately 1:42 pm officers were alerted that a Knox County Jail inmate was down in one of the dorm areas. The inmate was unresponsive to officers and CPR was initiated.

Sheriff David Shaffer issued a statement saying the inmate was transported to Knox Community Hospital by the Mount Vernon Fire Department. At approximately 2:32 pm Warren Taylor was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The Knox County Coroner’s Office is assisting in the investigation and an autopsy will be performed.

The case remains under investigation. As of yet, no cause of death has been released.

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