NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska — A 43-year-old North Platte man has died after being found unconscious in his Lincoln County Jail cell.
Authorities say Christopher Taylor died around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Great Plains Health in North Platte. He'd been found in his cell a little before 8 p.m. on July 31.Officers say he'd hanged himself.
Taylor was arrested on July 30 and faced charges of sexual assault of a child.
State law requires a grand jury investigation whenever a person dies in custody or in the process of being detained.