Authorities probe death of Cobb County Jail inmate

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Updated: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:15:15 EST

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Cobb County Jail.

Jail officials say 22-year-old Daniel Molnar of Canton was found unresponsive in his cell by deputies and was pronounced dead at 2:52 a.m. Tuesday.

The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1yAw4sL) that medical personnel responded to his cell and tried to resuscitate him, but he did not respond.

Jail booking records show that Molnar had been in jail since Aug. 11, when he was arrested in Cherokee County on a felony charge of theft by taking.

The Cobb County Sheriff's Office Inspectional Services Division; the Georgia Bureau of Investigation; the Medical Examiner's Office; and the Cobb District Attorney's Office are investigating the death.

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Information from: Marietta Daily Journal, http://mdjonline.com/

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