Officials at the Harford County Detention Center said an inmate who suffered a cardiac arrest has died.
Around 12:24 p.m. Saturday, the Harford County Detention Center medical staff evaluated an inmate’s health and determined that he should be taken to a hospital for further evaluation and treatment.
Bel Air Volunteer Fire Department and an Advanced Life Support ambulance arrived on scene at 12:36 p.m. The inmate was transported to the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center a short time later.
Medical officials at the hospital pronounced the man dead at 5:28 p.m. after he experienced a heart attack.
The inmate has been identified as 54-year-old John Kobler Burkley II, who was booked into the Detention Center on August 15 for violation of probation. He was initially charged with driving under the influence.