DCDC report death of incarcerated person

OMAHA, Neb. -- Douglas County Department of Corrections reported the death of an incarcerated person Saturday morning. 

Authorities say that just after 5 a.m. Saturday morning, 56-year-old, Bruce McGrone was found in distress, appearing to be experiencing a medical issue in his cell. 

DCDC says their staff initiated lifesaving care and it was continued by Omaha Fire Department personnel who responded to DCDC. 

Authorities say that unfortunately the medical assistance measures were unsuccessful and McGrone was declared dead. 

The release says that McGrone was booked into jail July 21, 2021 for assault of a healthcare professional, assault and battery, and disorderly conduct. 

Officials with DCDC state there will be no further comment pending the resolution of a grand jury investigation. 

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