Inmate transported to hospital, condition deteriorating


Police are launching a preliminary investigation on a St. Johns County Jail inmate who was taken to the hospital on Friday.

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office (SJCSO) says the condition of the inmate who was transported to Flagler Hospital has deteriorated rapidly.

The homicide units responded to the incident, and are still on the scene at both the jail and hospital.

SJCSO is launching a preliminary investigation as a precautionary measure.

If the inmate dies, SJCSO will conduct a full investigation.

Watch Action News this weekend for updates.