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LITTLE VALLEY – The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s office and the U.S. Marshall’s office are investigating the apparent suicide Wednesday night of a prisoner in the county’s holding center on Court Street here.

Officials declined comment on the investigation of the death of a man who had been taken to the county jail about a week ago and facing federal charges. He was officially in the custody of the U.S. Marshall’s Office.

The man’s name and the nature of his fatal injuries have not been released.