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Inmate found unresponsive in Cache County Jail, pronounced deceased at scene

Apr 17, 2024, 9:18 PM | Updated: Apr 18, 2024, 7:59 pm

Handcuffs in a jail cell. (Ravell Call/Deseret News)...

FILE - Handcuffs in a jail cell. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)

(Ravell Call, Deseret News)

LOGAN — An inmate was found unresponsive on Wednesday at the Cache County Jail. After efforts to revive the man, it was determined that he had died.

The Cache County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that the 22-year-old Kaden Lee Saunders, from Logan, was found not breathing inside his cell at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Deputies and onsite medical staff began immediately performing life-saving measures while Logan paramedics responded and continued with CPR when they arrived, the release said. Despite their efforts, the Saunders was pronounced dead.

Sheriff D. Chad Jensen contacted the Cache County Attorney’s Office to investigate, per law enforcement protocol, which requires an outside agency to investigate an onsite death. The attorney’s office will conduct an internal investigation into the death.

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Inmate found unresponsive in Cache County Jail, pronounced deceased at scene