54-year-old inmate dies at Lorain County Jail

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Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 10:45 PM EDT
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ELYRIA, Ohio (WOIO) - The Lorain County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau is investigating the death of an Amherst Township man that occurred at the Lorain County Jail Wednesday.

The Sheriff’s Department said they were called to the jail around 4:30 pm for a man in full arrest in a booking cell.

When deputies arrived on scene Lifecare EMT’s were already performing lifesaving measures on 54-year-old Edward Crevda.

Crevda was taken to University Hospital in Elyria where he was pronounced dead around 5 p.m.

The Detective Bureau was contacted and the scene was turned over to Lieutenant Vansant, according to the Sherriff’s Department.

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