Rex Iverson, 45 years old, died after being placed in jail in Box Elder County, Utah, last month.
What had he done, ultimately, that had him facing his last moments on earth in a cage? He had not paid a $2,377 ambulance bill debt from 2013.
He neglected to show up in court regarding a court judgment on the debt, and thus Box Elder County deputies took him in to jail last month, where he was found unresponsive in a holding cell that same day and was reported by the Ogden, Utah, Standard Examiner as having died in jail, though the Salt Lake Tribune says he wasn't declared dead until after he was taken to a local hospital.
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