LA CROSSE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – An inmate at the La Crosse County jail died early yesterday morning. According to information from the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office, jail staff members found the 28-year-old man unresponsive in his cell around 2:30 am.

Staff members performed lifesaving efforts on him, but those were unsuccessful. It was requested to have the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office conduct an independent investigation, which is standard protocol. An autopsy will also be done as part of the investigation.