Sad news to report as last night at approximately 10:30pm, an inmate at the Calcasieu Correctional Center was found dead in his cell.

Braylan M. Diagle, 21, of Lake Charles was found hanging in his single-man cell by on-duty deputies. Upon noticing the body, deputies immediately cut him down and attempted to perform CPR, but he was later pronounced dead by medical personnel.

An immediate cause of death is unknown at this time. However, foul play is not suspected. The investigation is currently ongoing.

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