CLAYTON -- The New Mexico Corrections Department is investigating for the Clayton Police Department after an inmate was found dead inside his two man cell at the Northeastern New Mexico Detention Facility.
A 5 a.m. headcount found inmate Jesus Dominguez unresponsive.
Officials called for medical and Dominguez was pronounced dead a short time later.
The death will be investigated as a homicide to determine if a crime has been committed.
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