Inmate found dead inside King County Jail

SEATTLE -- A 43-year-old Seattle man was found dead Tuesday evening inside the King County Correctional Facility.

A staff member found the inmate unresponsive during a routine security check at about 6:40 p.m., according to county officials. Jail staff and medics tried to resuscitate the man, but he was pronounced dead at 7:18 p.m.

The man, who has not been identified, was booked into jail Monday on a Department of Corrections warrant.

The King County Medical Examiner's office will conduct a review to determine the cause and manner of death.