Taft man foun dead inside jail cell at Taft Correctional Institution

Man was reported dead at abou 10 a.m. Sunday

TAFT, Calif. - A Taft man was found dead inside his jail cell, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office. 

The KCSO said Stephen Merry was found dead at around 10:10 a.m. on Sunday.

The KCSO also said an examination will be scheduled. 

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