Cumberland jail identifies inmate who died in custody

Posted Aug. 06, 2010, at 2:07 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Authorities at Cumberland County Jail have identified the inmate found dead in his cell while serving a five-day sentence for drinking in public.

On Friday the jail publicly identified the deceased inmate as Richard Mark Wiltshire, said to be a transient.

The 45-year-old man’s body was found in the Portland jail Thursday morning.

Jail officials have said there was no indication of foul play or injury.

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