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Hancock County inmate dies of natural causes

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HANCOCK COUNTY, Ill. (WGEM) -

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger said an inmate at the county jail died in the early morning on Saturday, November 2.

Bentzinger said William R. Clark, 63, of Sutter was serving a sentence for domestic battery.

Bentzinger said an autopsy indicated Clark died of a heart attack.

Bentzinger said jail staff saw Clark was having trouble breathing and began CPR. Clark was taken to Carthage Memorial Hospital and was pronounced dead.

Coroner Kendall Beals and the Illinois Department of Corrections investigated and found no signs of foul play or trauma.

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