Inmate dies at jail; autopsy set for today

Investigators are waiting for the results of an autopsy that is planned today to learn more about how a jail inmate died.

Thomas A. Wyss, 59, Whiteland, collapsed at the Johnson County jail on Sunday afternoon. Emergency workers tried to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Sheriff Doug Cox said.

Wyss had been arrested on warrants for operating while intoxicated and probation revocation and brought to the jail early Saturday morning, Cox said.

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