Madison County inmate dies at hospital, investigation underway

Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI) spokesman Don Webster said the four inmates were transported to Huntsville Hospital after suffering apparent overdoes on Saturday, February 22, 2020.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says they're investigating after an inmate died at Huntsville Hospital following a medical episode.

Posted: Sep 19, 2021 5:46 PM
Updated: Sep 19, 2021 8:58 PM

Madison County Sheriff's Office officials says 41-year-old Enrique Torres died at Huntsville Hospital following a medical episode. 

Torres was transported by ambulance from the jail around 11:00 Saturday morning, according to sheriff's officials.

Torres started experiencing symptoms consistent with cardiac issues, authorities say. He was alert when transported, but died around 7:30p.m. 

Torres had been in the Madison County Jail for 24 days on charges of Rape 1st degree, Sodomy 1st degree, and Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 12, according to the sheriff's office. 

Next of kin has been notified and an autopsy will be conducted to try and determine the exact cause of death.

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