Texas Rangers investigating death at Jim Wells County Jail

Texas Rangers are investigating the death of 23-year old inmate Marcus Soza.

JIM WELLS COUNTY (KIII NEWS) - The Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 23-year old inmate found at the Jim Wells County Jail.

Deputies found Marcus Soza unresponsive in his holding cell late last Thursday. Soza was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The 23-year old was originally arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop and charged with manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance.

Jail officials say Soza was alone in his cell at the time of the incident and was checked on every 35-minutes before hand.

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