Craighead County Authorities Investigating Mysterious Death of Jail Inmate

JANUARY 5, 2005 - Posted at 3:09 p.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - An inmate at the Craighead County Detention Center was mysteriously found dead in his cell shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Kelly Mack Larimore, 44, of Jonesboro, had asked for and received medication for a headache prior to the discovery of his death at approximately 6:05 p.m.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by Craighead County Coroner Toby Emerson.

Larimore was jailed on January 3 as a result of domestic battery charges by the Jonesboro Police Department.

The death is being internally investigated by Emerson and Sheriff Jack McCann.  Meanwhile, Larimrore's body has been sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy.