By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A male inmate died at the Allegheny County Jail on Thursday, and an investigation is pending.READ MORE: Parents Frustrated After Violent Week Across Pittsburgh Public Schools
The inmate was Daniel Pastorek, 63, of Natrona Heights, according to the Office of the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s most recent report on Saturday, November 28.
According to Allegheny County Warden Orlando Harper, Pastorek was found unresponsive in his cell.
Harper said that the medical staff and a correctional officer attended to Pastorek after calling a medical emergency.READ MORE: Vigil For COVID-19 Victims Held In Westmoreland County
Paramedics showed up at the scene, but the inmate was declared to be deceased at 10:43 a.m. Sunday, Harper said.
There will be an internal review and an investigation from Allegheny County Police launched into the incident.
There is no cause of death known at this time.MORE NEWS: GetGo Cashier Left Bruised, Scared After Attack In Store
Stay with KDKA as we follow this developing story.