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Man accused of sexual abuse found dead in jail

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A man accused of sexually abusing a child has been found dead at the Al Cannon Detention Center.

According to a release from the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, a white male inmate was found "unresponsive and deceased" in his bed located in housing unit A3K. He was found around 6:45 a.m. Monday.

The coroner's office identified the man as 29-year-old Matthew Lee Glidden.

Officials said the man was being held on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, and two counts of Lewd act on a Child.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death.

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