Investigation underway for Brown County inmate who suddenly died in custody

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Officials in Brown County are investigating the death of an inmate back in late October at the Brown County Jail.

According to a release, on Sunday, October 29, 2023, at around 1:05 a.m., 22-year-old Abdullahi Abdi-Mohammed was discovered unresponsive in his single-occupancy jail cell.

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Abdi-Mohammed was immediately transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital where staff pronounced him dead.

The 22-year-old was booked into the Brown County Jail by the De Pere Police Department on Friday, October 27 at around 5:30 p.m. on a probation hold. Just two days later, he was found dead.

Initial information does not indicate foul play or suicide occurred.

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Formal investigations are being conducted by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and the Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office.

No additional details were provided.