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Inmate Dies at the St. Louis City Workhouse

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Medium Security Institution, also known as the City Workhouse.

Ronald Pullum, Jr., 38, was pronounced dead just before 7:00 a.m. Wednesday.

St. Louis Police say when guards went to give him breakfast they found him unresponsive.  Pullum had been in a cell by himself for the past two weeks.

After a preliminary autopsy, the investigation reveals no suspicious circumstances, that the final cause of death is pending a complete autopsy and further studies but there is no evidence of any injury.