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Inmate found dead in Milwaukee County

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Officials are identifying the man who died in the Milwaukee County Correctional Facility South in Franklin. The sheriff's office says he's 54-year-old Jessie J. Harris of Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http:/...

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Officials are identifying the man who died in the Milwaukee County Correctional Facility South in Franklin.

The sheriff's office says he's 54-year-old Jessie J. Harris of Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( http://bit.ly/pdB7D2 ) that a jail officer found the man not breathing in his cell Saturday morning.

A report from the Milwaukee County sheriff's office says jail staff members tried to resuscitate the victim, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Harris was in custody for disorderly conduct in West Allis.

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Sheriff's deputies are investigating.

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