Bexar County inmate, 19, dies following medical episode at jail


    Deceased Bexar County inmate Joshua Andrew Miranda (Photo provided by Bexar County Sheriff's Office)

    A 19-year-old Bexar County jail inmate who was placed on life support on Thursday has died, according to the agency.

    Joshua Andrew Miranda had been at the jail since January 6 on a charge of aggravated assault when he suffered some type of medical episode.

    He was placed on life support, but passed away at Baptist Medical Center shortly before 6 a.m. on Friday.

    Officials did not disclose the type of medical episode Miranda may have suffered, but said a deputy found him unresponsive during an observation check.

    Miranda's death is now under investigation.

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