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FBI investigating death of federal inmate in Honolulu

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The FBI is investigating the death of an inmate who was found unresponsive in his cell at the Federal Detention Center early Saturday.

Federal officials said staff performed life-saving measures on 38-year-old Gavin Galacia after he was found at around 1:30 a.m. He was taken to a local medical facility where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Galacia was serving a 74-month sentence for felon in possession of a firearm.

It’s not clear how he died, but authorities are investigating.

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