ST. LOUIS – An inmate died early Saturday morning at St. Louis City Justice Center after experiencing a medical emergency.
Authorities say the victim, 44-year-old Juwon Carter, suffered a medical emergency around 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a new report from FOX 2 News partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Prior to Saturday, there had been at least two inmate deaths at the Justice Center this year. FOX 2 previously reported that both occurred in a two-week stretch in August.
According to Missouri court records, Carter had been in custody since May 2022 for second-degree assault and involuntary manslaughter charges.
This is a developing story. FOX 2 is working to confirm more information.