Inmate At York County Detention Center Found Dead Identified, Death Not Related To COVID-19

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — An inmate at the York County Detention Center was found dead on Friday.

Around 1:15 p.m. on March 27th, the man who was identified as 41-year-old Gerald Voit was found unresponsive. Emergency Medical Services were called to the detention center to attempt CPR and first aid, but Voit was not able to resuscitated.

SLED says there is no sign of foul play and that the death is not related to Coronavirus.

The York County Sheriff’s Office charged Voit last month.

As routine protocol – SLED investigates when an in-house inmate passes away.

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