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Inmate found dead in county jail

PALMYRA, Mo. (WGEM) -  Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Shinn says detention staff found an inmate dead in the county jail at 7:03 a.m. Thursday.

Marion County Coroner Darrell McCoy confirmed Steven Craig Caskey, 22, was the inmate who was found dead. James O'Donnell Funeral Home confirmed Caskey was from Hannibal.

Shinn says it appears the man committed suicide.

The sheriff and coroner's offices are investigating the incident.

"Our hearts are heavy this morning and our sympathies go out to the deceased and his family members," Shinn said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning in Columbia, Missouri.

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