Man arrested last week discovered dead inside cell

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police are awaiting autopsy results after a man who was just arrested last week was found unresponsive in his cell and later died.

Police arrested the 49-year-old Friday on several burglary charges.

Police found him unresponsive in his cell early Sunday morning and he was pronounced dead at a hospital an hour later.

Police say he was suffering from many medical issues and that they did not find any signs of suicide or foul play.

The victim’s identity has not been released.