An inmate at the Douglas County Department of Corrections died Wednesday morning.
Sixty-five-year-old Robert Basten of Zwingle, Iowa was found unresponsive around 8 a.m. Omaha Fire and Rescue personnel were called, but Baston was pronounced dead.
He had been jailed since last May for flight to avoid arrest in Douglas County. He also had pending charges from Dodge County for flight to avoid arrest, theft of services and willful reckless driving.
An investigation is underway as required by state law.