Inmate found dead at South Central Regional Jail

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – Officials with the Department of Military Affairs and Public safety say an inmate was found dead Saturday morning at South Central Regional Jail. 

The inmate has been identified as Mark Anthony Wartenburg, 47, of Scott Depot. Wartenburg was booked on June 18th.

West Virginia State Police and the State Medical Examiner are currently investigating the incident, but say there were no signs of trauma.

We’ll continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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