Two Leon County inmates back in jail after being taken to the hospital

Published: Jul. 13, 2017 at 12:54 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

July 14, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Two Leon County Jail inmates who were rushed to the hospital after suffering a "medical emergency" on Thursday are back in jail.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office says the inmates suffered a "medical emergency."

Initial reports suggested that the inmates had overdosed on an unknown substance, but LCSO Lt. Grady Jordan says, at this time, there is no indication of an overdose.

Lt. Jordan added that no drugs were found during a search of the inmates' jail cells.

Both inmates were taken to Tallahassee Memorial for treatment. The inmates were treated and booked back into the jail on Thursday night.

Officials are continuing to investigate the cause of the medical emergency.