• Deputies investigate death of Polk County inmate


    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives are investigating the death of a 28-year-old inmate at the Polk County Jail.

    Authorities say Brian George Brewer of Winter Haven was found unresponsive in his bunk by a cellmate Saturday at about 5 a.m. Detention deputies called 911 and began CPR.

    Brewer never regained consciousness.

    The central Florida man was arrested in February on two counts of violating probation. He was sentenced to 270 days in jail.

    Investigators do not suspect foul play in his death. An autopsy will be done to determine the exact cause.

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