Authorities Investigating Death of Fillmore County Inmate

Updated: 08/04/2014 7:10 PM
Created: 08/04/2014 11:00 AM

(ABC 6 News) - An inmate, who was being held at the Fillmore County Jail, has died. 

Sheriff Daryl Jenson says Brian Abbs was found unresponsive in his cell Friday afternoon. Staff performed CPR on Abbs, before he was taken to Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, where he died on Sunday.

Abbs was arrested on Tuesday on a felony warrant for a sex offender registration violation.

The Waseca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death, which is expected to be complete within 30-60 days.

Brian Abbs
Photo: Fillmore County Sheriff's Department