Sedgwick County official: Inmate dies of natural causes

02/26/2014 12:10 PM

02/26/2014 12:11 PM

A 71-year-old man who was a Sedgwick County inmate being held in the Cherokee County Jail has died of apparent natural causes, an official said Wednesday.

Alba L. Goodman suffered a “sudden, acute” condition in the jail on Monday and was taken to a hospital, where he died, said Sedgwick County sheriff’s Lt. David Mattingly. An autopsy was to be done.

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