Update: Name of Prisoner Found Dead Released
Hastings, NE — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating the death of an Adams County Jail inmate.
Officials said Matthew Joseph Arterburn, 39, of Hastings was found dead in his cell early Saturday morning. They said it appears he did not die of natural causes.
An autopsy will be performed.
Adams County had been awaiting paperwork to send Arterburn to a state prison on a child pornography conviction.