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Man Charged In Inmate's Death

Last updated on Thursday, January 10, 2013

(TERRE HAUTE) - An arrest made in a Wabash Valley murder case.

Chris Essex of WTHI reports that William Powell died Tuesday at the Vigo County Jail of blunt force trauma to the stomach.

Inmates alerted jailers to a man unresponsive in a cell.

Authorities tried to revive Powell, but were unsuccessful.

After an investigation, police issued a warrant for Jimmy Ross; he was taken into custody just after 5:00 Wednesday afternoon.

Ross is charged with involuntary manslaughter and battery resulting in serious bodily injury.

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