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Johnson Co. inmate death investigation

An inmate's death is being investigated at the Johnson County Jail.


Sheriff Duane Burgess says the inmate that was found unconscious in his cell Monday morning and later pronounced dead is identified as Michael Leroy Reynolds, 33, of Indianapolis. Reynolds has been incarcerated in the Johnson County Jail since November 29, 2020.


Johnson County Coroner Michael Pruitt is scheduling an autopsy that will be completed in the next 48 hours. Sheriff Burgess says foul play isn’t suspected in this death investigation.


They will be awaiting an autopsy report and toxicology results.