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Inmate found dead; cellmate arrested

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An inmate at the Pima County Jail was found dead this morning.

Branden Roth, 24, was found with “obvious signs of trauma” at about 10 a.m., according to a news release from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

Roth’s cellmate, King Yates, 23 was arrested.

Yates was awaiting trial for the Nov. 20 homicide of his wife, Cassie Shaylor.

We’ll have more information as this story develops.

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