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Man dies in custody after being arrested Monday

Fort Payne Police reported that William Shannon Crane died on Tuesday. Fort Payne Police reported that William Shannon Crane died on Tuesday.

A recently-arrested inmate in Fort Payne died on Tuesday.

Fort Payne Police reported that William Shannon Crane, 43, was found unresponsive in his jail cell around 5 a.m. at the Fort Payne Police Department.

Corrections personnel were handing out breakfast when they found Crane unresponsive. Fort Payne Fire & Rescue responded, but were unable to revive him.

Crane was arrested on Monday for public intoxication and criminal trespassing in the 3rd degree.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is currently investigating this situation. 

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