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Inmate from Du Quoin Found Dead in His Jackson County Jail Cell

MURPHYSBORO – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says corrections deputies found a Du Quoin man dead in his jail cell Tuesday afternoon.

According to a press release, 41-year-old Dustin Goodwin was an inmate at the jail and was the only occupant of his jail cell.

A death investigation is being conduced by the Illinois State Police along with the Jackson County Coroner’s Office. An autopsy is scheduled for today.