An inmate died Thursday night in the Liberty County Jail.

A man was found unresponsive on the floor of his cell around 8 p.m. in the Liberty County Jail. He was taken by ambulance to the Liberty Dayton Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to Ken DeFoor, a captain with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

An autopsy will be conducted on Monday. The inmate's identity was not released and no additional information was provided on the circumstances surrounding his death.

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