Texas Rangers investigating death of Polk County Jail inmate

Texas Rangers investigating death of Polk County Jail inmate

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Texas Rangers are investigating an incident in which a Polk County Jail inmate died while he was in custody on Nov. 11.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Transportation, the inmate has been identified as Antwaun Bogany, 32, of Livingston. The preliminary investigation shows that Bogany reported a medical issue to the jail's staff in the night of Nov. 10.

At that point, Bogany was transported to a Livingston hospital during the morning hours of Nov. 11 for treatment, the press release stated. He was later airlifted to Kingwood Hospital, where he later died.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death.

According to the press release, Bogany had been in the Polk County jail since Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested him on drug charges on Aug. 29.

"At the conclusion of the investigation, the Texas Rangers will present their findings to the Polk County District Attorney's Office for review," the press release stated.

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