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Inmate dies after fight at downtown Twin Towers jail

February 28, 2012 |  3:30 pm

Inmate dead after fight at Twin Towers.

An inmate who was critically hurt during a fight in the downtown Twin Towers jail died of his injuries Tuesday, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

The fight, which involved three inmates, was reported at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility on Saturday. The inmate was pronounced dead Tuesday.

Sheriff's officials did not disclose the nature of the inmate's injuries. He was taken a hospital, where he died.

No other information on the incident was immediately available.


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Photo: An inmate has died after a fight at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility. Credit: Phil McCarten / Reuters