GREENWOOD, Ind. - A Whiteland man being held in the Johnson County Jail died while in custody Sunday, the sheriff's department said.
Emergency crews were called to the jail around 5:39 p.m. Sunday after inmate Thomas W. Wyss, 59, of Whiteland, collapsed in a holding cell.
Jail officials said another inmate in the cell hit the panic button for help after Wyss collapsed.
Wyss was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
The Johnson County coroner said Tuesday that Wyss died of multi-organ failure and natural causes.
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