Dawson County Jail

LEXINGTON — An 18-year-old inmate died while in custody at the Dawson County Jail on Friday, May 24.

Hugo Diego-Andres, of Lexington, had been booked into the jail on charges of third degree sexual assault and immigration hold by the Lexington Police Department at 4:05 p.m.

Lexington Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Dahlas Holbein said the LVFD assisted Priority Medical Transport with the call. Holbein said he could not comment further about the call.

Dawson County Sheriff Ken Moody said Diego-Andres died later Friday evening.

Moody said the death is under investigation by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office.

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