Man dies at Fremont County jail after Friday arrest

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CANON CITY, Colo. — Authorities say a man has died while being held in a Colorado jail.

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that 48-year-old Christopher Apodaca died Monday morning at the county’s detention center.

The statement did not provide any information about how Apodaca died. It says authorities do not believe the man’s death was suspicious or caused by foul play. An autopsy is planned.

Officers with the Canon City Police Department arrested Apodaca on Friday on suspicion of assault, criminal mischief, domestic violence and violation of a protection order.

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