AUDRAIN COUNTY, Mo. — The Audrain County sheriff says an inmate has died of injuries sustained during a fight at the jail.
A media release from the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office indicates that 42-year-old Michael Dale Eisenhauer died at SSM Hospital in Mexico, Mo.
Eisenhauer had been in custody since March 7 on charges of first degree domestic assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.
The inmate suspected in the assault is identified as 27-year-old Ryan Wade Blair, of Mexico.
Blair had been incarcerated since December 2018 on charges of third degree assault on a special victim.
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating at the request of the Audrain County sheriff.