LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections say they suspect drug use caused the death of an inmate Tuesday morning. 

37-year-old Levin Guinn was found unresponsive in his housing unit at the Community Corrections Center, according to jail officials. 

Guinn was seen by medical staff at the jail, who performed CPR, Metro Corrections Assistant Director Steve Durham said.

EMS responded and transported Guinn to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 

Officials say Guinn had court ordered community release for medical care, and had been out for a scheduled appointment on Monday.

Jail officials found suspected powdered narcotic drugs in Guinn's possession, and say preliminary indications are that his death was related to illicit drug use. 

Guinn was booked into Metro Corrections in Dec. 2017 after an arrest on multiple felony drug possession and trafficking charges and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Durham said. 

LMPD's Public Integrity Unit is investigating the death, which is standard protocol for any serious event in the facility. LMDC Director Mark Bolton has asked the department's Professional Standards to begin their review of the case for the LMDC Departmental policy compliance, according to Durham.  

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