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Posted: February 23, 2016

Man dies in jail after being arrested for unpaid medical bills

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A man arrested for outstanding medical bills was found dead in a jail cell shortly after being taken into custody.

Rex Iverson racked up a $2,376.92 bill from an ambulance ride in 2013. He never paid the bill and ignored repeated court orders to do so, according to the Standard Examiner. The delinquency led to a warrant being issued for his arrest.

Iverson, 45, was arrested Jan. 23 and taken to a Box Elder County Jail cell in Brigham City, Utah. He died within hours alone in a cell there, according to the Box County Sheriff’s Office.

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There is no indication of foul play, according to officials. An investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and outside agencies are ongoing.

Neighbors and friends described Iverson as a giving, wonderful guy, according to the Standard Examiner.

“Rex would give from his heart,” Chrissy Sabala told the Standard Examiner. “But he never expected a thing.”

Press ReleaseDate – 01/23/2016 Time –  1345 hrsINCIDENT -  In Custody Death LOCATION – Box Elder County Jail,...

Posted by Box Elder County Sheriff's Department on Saturday, January 23, 2016

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