Last updated 12:21AM ET
October 17, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Teenage boy dies in Fairfield County juvenile detention center
(WOUB) - Fairfield County authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year old boy who was being held at a juvenile detention facility in Lancaster.

Lancaster Police say the boy was found unresponsive in his cell a little after three this morning.

Officers at the Multi County Juvenile Detention Facility began performing CPR and called an ambulance.

The boy was transported to Fairfield Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a little after four a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled and will be conducted at the Licking County Coroner's office.
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