Indiana State Police identify Marshall Co. Jail inmate who died

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. -- Indiana State Police have released the identity of the Marshall County inmate whose death is under investigation.

The inmate was identified as Lester Steele Jr.

Jail staff were alerted by an inmate that a bunkmate was suffering a medical episode around 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

Jail staff began life saving efforts after the 61-year-old became unresponsive.

The inmate was taken to the hospital in Plymouth where he was later pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing.



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