Regional Justice Center inmate found dead

KENT -- King County officials are investigating the death of an inmate at the Maleng Regional Justice Center Thursday evening.

The 39-year-old inmate, who has not been identified, was a found dead by jail staff at 6:01 pm., according to King County officials.

The inmate was arrested by Renton police on Dec. 16 for felony probation violation and violating a protection order and he was booked into the King County Jail. He was transferred to the MRJC on Dec. 17.

The King County Medical Examiner's office are working to determine the cause of death.