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Police: 'Suspicious death' in St. Louis jail cell

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A man was found dead in a holding cell at the St. Louis Justice Center on S. Tucker Blvd.

St. Louis police received a call for a "supposed sudden death" at the Justice Center Friday morning. When officers arrived, they found Cortez Tyrone Trotter, 30, of the 1200 block of Glascow, unresponsive in a holding cell.

Police said EMS attempted to revive Trotter, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said there were no signs of obvious trauma and are investigating the incident as a suspicious death, pending an autopsy.

Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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