Crow Wing County Jail inmate dies

6:04 AM, Nov 18, 2008   |    comments
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BRAINERD, Minn. -- Authorities say an inmate at the Crow Wing County Jail apparently committed suicide. Jail staffers found 42-year-old Kyle Jason Peterson of New Prague unresponsive early Monday. Peterson had been jailed since Oct. 6 for violating probation on a 2005 conviction for third-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was due to attend a probation violation hearing on Wednesday. The cause of his death is pending an autopsy. The sheriff's office says the death remains under investigation.

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