|Authorities investigate inmate death in North Carolina jail|
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Authorities are looking into the fourth inmate death at a North Carolina county jail in 2018.
News outlets report the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office said 52-year-old Jerome Thompson jumped from a general housing pod Wednesday night and suffered a fractured skull. Thompson underwent surgery but died Thursday morning.
Jail records show Thompson was arrested Wednesday on attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges.
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