North Platte police investigates inmate death at the Lincoln County Detention Center
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -The North Platte Police Department is investigating the death of an inmate at the Lincoln County Detention Center.
The North Platte 911 Center received a call on July 5, 2020 at 8:34 p.m. requesting an ambulance at the Lincoln County Detention Center, 302 North Jeffers Street.
North Platte Fire and Rescue were dispatched for a male subject reportedly having seizures in his cell. Police said despite life-saving efforts by correctional staff and North Platte EMS, 35-year-old Leslie Reel was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is on-going and an autopsy is pending. The case will be presented to a Grand Jury, as is the case with all in-custody deaths.
The NPPD is investigating the incident.
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