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Death of Pinellas jail inmate under investigation, Sheriff’s Office says

Waymon Skinner, 40, was taken to the hospital for medical reasons Sunday and was admitted. He was pronounced dead around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday.
 
The entrance to the Pinellas County Jail complex in Clearwater is seen. Inmate Waymon Skinner, 40, was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on April 28. He was taken to the hospital for medical reasons Sunday and was admitted, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. He was pronounced dead around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday.
The entrance to the Pinellas County Jail complex in Clearwater is seen. Inmate Waymon Skinner, 40, was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on April 28. He was taken to the hospital for medical reasons Sunday and was admitted, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. He was pronounced dead around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday. [ Times ]
Published May 6, 2022|Updated Aug. 2, 2022

A 40-year-old man who was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on April 28 has died.

Waymon Skinner was taken to the hospital for medical reasons and admitted on Sunday, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Thursday night. He was pronounced dead around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday.

Waymon Skinner, 40, was taken to the hospital for medical reasons Sunday and was admitted, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. He was pronounced dead around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday.
Waymon Skinner, 40, was taken to the hospital for medical reasons Sunday and was admitted, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. He was pronounced dead around 8:44 a.m. Tuesday. [ Photo provided / Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office ]

“At this point in the investigation, detectives have found no evidence that Skinner was involved in any physical altercations or sustained any injuries while incarcerated at the jail,” according to the release.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of Skinner’s death and the investigation is ongoing.

Skinner was facing charges of possession of fentanyl, possession of methamphetamine, being a felon in possession of ammunition and possession of cocaine, the Sheriff’s Office said.