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Third person in two months dies at Washington County Jail

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office disclosed Thursday evening that a 51-year-old man had died Wednesday evening at the Washington County Jail.

According to the sheriff’s office, the man, who was not named, died around 9:36 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 in the holding area at the jail, located in Hillsboro. He had been in the jail since just after 7 a.m. that day.

Deputies were still in the process of trying to contact the deceased man’s next of kin as of Thursday evening. 

“While waiting . . .

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