Calcasieu Correctional Center inmate dies after falling ill - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Calcasieu Correctional Center inmate dies after falling ill

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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

A 44-year-old Sulphur man, an inmate at the Calcasieu Correctional Center, died Wednesday afternoon.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said James Wayne Carey, a trustee, was working in the Sheriff's Office fleet shop when he fell ill.

Carey was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Myers said the cause of death is unknown at this time and foul play is not suspected.

According to records from the CCC, Carey was arrested May 7, 2013 and was serving time for a charge of drug possession with intent to distribute.

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