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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Officials say a 48-year-old man with a history of medical issues has died in a detention facility in Arlington County.

Officials say the man died early Saturday after being found unconscious in a medical unit cell of the Arlington County Detention Facility. Officials say the man, Anthony R. Gordon, was convicted last year of assault and battery and was sentenced to five years.    

The county said in a statement that Gordon's family was informed Saturday morning of his death.

An autopsy will be conducted Sunday. As is standard procedure, the death is being investigated by police.

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