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A state report says a Texas inmate died from heat last year. Prison officials contest that finding.

A recent in-custody death report said an inmate died from hyperthermia in July, but Texas prison officials said he was in an air-conditioned cell.

Inmates shuffle down a hallway at Brazoria County's Darrington prison in July 2017.

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