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2 inmates at Ashland County jail hospitalized with seizures; 5 test positive for illegal drug

Two inmates at the Ashland County jail were treated for seizures on Thursday.
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ASHLAND COUNTY, Ohio — Two female inmates at the Ashland County jail were treated for seizures believed to be caused by illegal drugs on Thursday morning.

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According to a release, inmates alerted officers to two inmates having seizures at 4:45 a.m. on Thursday. The two inmates were taken by squad to the hospital, with three other inmates being taken to the hospital where they were treated and returned to jail.

An investigation indicated that an inmate had access to an illegal drug, which five inmates tested positive for. An investigation into the matter remains ongoing.

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