LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Toxicology reports show a Jasper County man who died Oct. 24 at the Jones County Adult Detention Center had cocaine in his system.
The Laurel Leader-Call reports that Terrance D. Williamson Sr. of Paulding died while being held at the jail.
Authorities say Williamson was arrested Oct. 24 in Laurel on charges of possession of a controlled substance and a parole violation. He became ill about two hours later and was taken to South Central Medical Center where he died.
Capt. Tommy Cox of the Laurel Police Department says Williamson had swallowed two bags of cocaine. He says toxicology report show that the amount of drugs was many times the level considered toxic.
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