PINE CREEK TOWNSHIP – The Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigation Unit, Troop C, is investigating the death of a Jefferson County Jail inmate.
The inmate was identified by state police as 24-year-old David E. Aikens. Aikens had been in the work release program.
State police say Aikens was returning to the jail on July 21 at approximately 5 p.m., when he experienced a “medical emergency.”
Aikens was subsequently transported to the Allegheny General Hospital, where he died, according to state police.
No further information was provided in the state police report.