44-year-old man found dead in cell at Winnebago County jail

Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 3:23 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - An inmate death investigation is underway by the Winnebago Boone Integrity Task Force at the request of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 9 p.m., Tuesday Christian K. Littrell, 44, was found unresponsive in his cell. Correctional staff attempted lifesaving efforts and Littrell was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy is underway for Littrell, and death investigation is ongoing.
An autopsy is underway for Littrell, and death investigation is ongoing.(Winnebago County jail)

An autopsy is currently being performed, and his cause of death is unknown at this time. The Winnebago County Coroner is assisting in the investigation, which is ongoing.

No further information is available at this time.

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