3:31 PM
James S. Young (mug shot TCSO)

A man who was being held on burglary charges in Texas County was found unresponsive in his jail cell about 8 this morning.

Sheriff Carl Watson says thirty seven year-old James S. Young was transported to the Texas County Memorial Hospital and placed on life support. He died shortly about 2:20 p.m.

Watson says Young was on medication for pre-existing medical conditions and that no foul play is suspected in his death. An autopsy will be performed in Springfield.