Pinellas Sheriff’s detectives Tuesday were investigating the death of a 49-year old inmate who was taken to a hospital after suffering a seizure at the county jail.
William Gilbert Bracey of Largo was arrested March 27th on charges of disorderly conduct and battery on a law enforcement officer. Once booked, he was put into the the facility’s medical wing after being uncooperative, officials said. Bracey was monitored by video camera and checked on every 15 minutes.
But on Monday afternoon he suffered the seizure and was taken to Northside Hospital. At 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, he went into cardiac arrest and died. Sheriff’s investigators said his death did not appear suspicious, but an autopsy will be conducted. 4/4/07
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