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Hill-Finklea Detention Center. File

A Berkeley County inmate has died in custody, according to the coroner's office.

Authorities found Matthew Bell unresponsive in his bed at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center on Friday. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital, the coroner said. The autopsy is pending.

The State Law Enforcement Division and the Berkeley County Coroner's Office are investigating.

No further details were immediately available.

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Fleming Smith covers breaking news for the Charleston area. A native Georgian, she previously covered breaking news and features for The Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.