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Apparent seizure kills York County Jail inmate

(Rock Hill-AP) May 12, 2006 - An inmate at the York County jail has died after suffering an apparent seizure.

36-year-old Jeffrey William Waddell died at the Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill late Wednesday night.

The coroner's office says it has not determined the cause of death for the Rock Hill man.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death. Waddell had been in jail since February 6th on charges of aggravated assault and battery.

Two inmates say Waddell was strapped in a restraining chair and appeared to have a seizure.

Neither SLED nor officials from the jail and sheriff's office would not talk about the incident.

Posted 8:31am by Bryce Mursch

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