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Sheriff: Albany County inmate dies after ingesting cocaine

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Investigators believe a man a Troy who died in the Albany County Jail’s special housing facility Wednesday ingested a lethal dose of cocaine he may have smuggled into the facility upon his arrest on a parole violation last month. Sheriff Craig Apple said an autopsy determined Michael Williams, 29, of Corliss Avenue, died of cardiac arrest brought on by ingesting cocaine. Williams appeared to suffer seizure in his cell around 11:15 a.m., and was pronounced ...

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