State police release dead inmate’s name

The mug shot of Dennis Hoard is shown. (Photo Provided/Indiana State Police)
The mug shot of Dennis Hoard is shown. (Photo Provided/Indiana State Police)

WARREN COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Indiana State Police has released the identity of the inmate who was found unresponsive in his jail cell late Monday night.

Sgt. Kim Riley told News 18 the inmate was Dennis Hoard, 46, from Attica. He was being held in the Warren County Jail on a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Riley said Hoard was found Monday at 11:55 p.m. unresponsive in his cell at the Warren County Jail. Medics attempted to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday to determine the cause of death.

News 18 will continue to follow this story.