Prisoner dies in Ala. county jail; autopsy planned

BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities are investigating why a 32-year-old man died in the Baldwin County Corrections Center.

The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said Jacob Jordan was found dead in his cell early Friday morning.

Maj. Anthony Lowery, a spokesman for the sheriff's office, said Jordan had a pre-existing medical condition and had been moved into the jail's medical wing. Jordan was in his cell when he died.

The body was being taken to the state Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

Jordan's mother, Peggy, said she warned authorities that her son had Addison's disease and required treatment.

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