Cause of death revealed in death of St. Joseph County Jail inmate
The autopsy shows that 33-year-old Joseph Valentine of South Bend suffered a medical episode and died of natural causes.
The Indiana State Police were contacted on Sunday after jail staff found the inmate unresponsive at 1:05 p.m.
Life-saving measures were performed until emergency medical technicians arrived but Valentine was pronounced dead at the jail at 1:31 p.m.
Valentine was in the cell alone.
The full autopsy report will take several weeks to complete.