Ascension Parish inmate likely died of natural causes, APSO reveals


Officers found an Ascension Parish Jail inmate unresponsive in his cell Tuesday shortly before 2 a.m.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office revealed 35-year-old Keith Alsay likely died of natural causes, but an autopsy is pending.

No foul play is suspected in Alsay’s death, and a preliminary investigation determined he suffered from an underlying medical condition, according to APSO.

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