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Douglas County Department of Corrections inmate dies

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Posted at 2:36 PM, Feb 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-04 15:36:29-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A man being held at the Douglas County Department of Corrections for a sex offender registry violation died at a hospital Tuesday morning.

According to the Douglas County Department of Corrections, inmate Philip Teplitsky was taken to Nebraska Medicine at 2:45 p.m. on Monday for a medical condition that became life-threatening.

Teplitsky, 37, died at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday.

Teplitsky entered corrections on January 6, 2020.

There is no further comment pending the resolution of a grand jury investigation, which is required by state law each time an inmate dies.