A local inmate who tested positive for COVID-19 and complained of trouble breathing died Friday, according to Grant County Coroner Stephen Dorsey.

Robert E. Lowe, 58, of Gas City was pronounced dead at 7:58 a.m. Friday morning at Marion Health, Dorsey said. Grant County Sheriff’s Department Cpt. Ed Beaty said a “medical emergency” was reported to jail staff at 7:09 a.m. on Jan. 7., prompting jail staff to render aid until an ambulance arrived at 7:27 a.m.

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