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A Bronx man is dead after spending Saturday night in jail, police said.

Edward Soto, 51, was brought into Manhattan's 19th precinct Saturday night on an attempted burglary charge. He was found unconscious and unresponsive in his jail cell just after 10 a.m. on Sunday.

 

Soto was transported to New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he waspronounced dead.

The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau is conducting an internal investigation.

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