Plymouth: Accused killer dies in jail

A Bridgewater man dies behind bars, and authorities say he may have taken his own life.

30-year-old Eric Snow was found alone and unconscious in his cell at the Plymouth County Jail early Saturday morning and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

He and a friend had been awaiting a May trial on charges they killed two homeless men in 2005.

Snow’s co-defendant, James Winquist of Weymouth, will stand trial alone for the deaths of William Chrapan and David Lyons.

Authorities say Snow and Winquist were members of a white supremacist group.

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About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.