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Coconino County Sheriff's Office

On Sunday, Sept. 15, an inmate in Coconino County jail custody died, according to a Coconino County Detention Facility release.

At 7:16 a.m., the jail’s medical staff were medically assessing 63-year-old Floyd Jackson when he stopped responding. Medical staff and officers began trying to save his life by using CPR until paramedics arrived on scene. Jackson died at 7:46 a.m.

The cause of death is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division. The detention facility is waiting for the results of an autopsy from the Coconino County Medical Examiner.

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Jackson had been transported from Maricopa County jail to Coconino County jail on Sept. 12, 2019 and was in a cell by himself. Jackson was being held on a $200 bond on a warrant for failing to comply for driving on a suspended license out of the Flagstaff Justice Court.

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Jackson’s family has been notified.

Jail Commander Matt Figueroa did not immediately respond to an attempt to contact him by phone.

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Scott Buffon can be reached at sbuffon@azdailysun.com, on Twitter @scottbuffon or by phone at (928) 556-2250.

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