UPDATE: The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased as 33-year-old Shawn Meldrum from Wisconsin.

According to the Coroner’s Office, Meldrum died at Centre Point Emergency.

The caused of death has not been released.

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston County deputies and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating a Thursday-night inmate death at Al Cannon Detention Center.

According to CCSO, “a detention center resident reported to a detention deputy in a housing unit that another resident was unresponsive,” around 6:15 p.m.

The report prompted the deputy to declare an emergency and for aid to be provided to the inmate by medical staff.

The inmate was taken to a local emergency room where he died, CCSO said in a release.

An examination of whether the cause of death was drug-related is underway by investigators.

Both CCSO and SLED will conduct an investigation into the incident. The deceased inmate’s identity has not been released to the public at this time.

Editor’s Note: This is breaking with updates to follow. Count on 2 for more.