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Authorities Investigate Death At Bucks County Correctional Facility

The Bucks County Correctional Facility.
Credit: Tom Sofield/

An inmate at the Bucks County Correctional Facility was found dead Sunday morning, according to a county official and sources.

A law enforcement source confirmed the death was of an inmate in the Doylestown Township facility that houses those in county custody. The source offered few further details.

“All we can confirm at this time is that there was a death yesterday morning,” county spokesperson Chris Edwards said late Monday morning. first became aware of the death after several readers alerted a reporter of a Facebook post about a death at the facility. This news organization was unable to confirm additional details on the post as of publication.

Edwards said the death remained under investigation.

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Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for 12 years for both newspaper and online publications. Tom’s reporting has appeared locally, nationally, and internationally across several mediums. He is proud to report on news in the county where he lives and to have created a reliable publication that the community deserves.