Jail inmate death under investigation

August 22, 2008 4:44:33 AM PDT
Baytown police are investigating the death of an inmate at the city's jail. Officers arrested Richard Mathes on August 1 for outstanding warrants. The next day, he got into an altercation with correctional officers. Three days later, staffers found him dead.

A preliminary autopsy showed Mathes had internal physical trauma severe enough to result in his death.

      Headline check | 100 most recent local stories | News alerts
            Slideshow archive | ABC13 wireless | Help solve crimes