Prisoner at Trumbull County Jail dies after being found unresponsive


WARREN, Ohio (WYTV) – A prisoner at the Trumbull County Jail has died, according to Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe.

60-year-old Gregory Wright of Warren was found unresponsive in his cell at 12:01 p.m. Friday.

Monroe said correction officers called for medical assistance, and Wright was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Warren, where he was pronounced dead at 12:44 p.m.

The Trumbull County Coroner is investigating to determine the cause of death.

Wright arrived at the jail on Wednesday. He was to be sent to the Lorain prison to serve one year for drug possession.