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OCCC inmate dies after apparent suicide attempt

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Authorities are investigating the death of an Oahu Community Correctional Center inmate on Friday.

The Hawaii Department of Public Safety said OCCC staff and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the apparent suicide attempt around 7 a.m.

The inmate was still responsive while transported to the hospital, but was pronounced dead at the hospital around 11 a.m., authorities said.

His official cause of death is pending an autopsy, but authorities have ruled out foul play.

His name is being withheld until next-of-kin notification.

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