Springfield, Illinois man dies after becoming ill at Sangamon County Jail

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A Springfield man died last month after becoming ill at the Sangamon County Jail.

Dylan Schlieper-Clark, 23, of Springfield was pronounced dead April 17 at Memorial Hospital. Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon said that Schlieper-Clark had been taken to the hospital April 14 from the jail.

According to Sangamon County Sheriff Jack Campbell, Schlieper-Clark was being held at the jail for violating probation related to an August charge of unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle. A charge of possession of methamphetamine was added April 13 when he was arrested on the probation violation.

Campbell said that Schlieper-Clark had been in the jail less than 24 hours prior to being hospitalized.

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Shortly after being admitted, he was placed in the intensive care unit.

According to Allmon, a preliminary autopsy showed no signs of trauma. An investigation into the cause of death continues with a toxicology report pending. Contact Zach Roth: (217) 899-4338; ZDRoth@gannett.com; @ZacharyRoth13

This article originally appeared on State Journal-Register: Springfield man dies after becoming ill at Sangamon County Jail