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Muskegon County Jail inmate dies, investigation underway

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Posted at 10:35 PM, Dec 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-11 22:36:49-05

MUSKEGON, Mich. — Michigan State Police are conducting an investigation after a Muskegon County Jail inmate was found dead inside his cell, according to the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office.

We’re told 32-year-old Marleon Danell Johnson was unresponsive when a cell check was conducted early Saturday morning.

Deputies say attempts were made to revive him but Johnson was pronounced dead shortly after.

Johnson was being held on a warrant for carrying a concealed weapon, authorities say.

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