Kansas Man Found Dead in Jail Cell Blog News 04/04/2016 Tweet A Kansas man accused of raping and attempting to kill a woman was found dead in his jail cell Sunday morning. Detention staff found 59-year-old Gary McCormick unresponsive in his cell at 4:51 a.m. during a routine check. Staff members and firefighters tried to revive him, but were unsuccessful. McCormick had been in custody since July of 2015 on charges including second-degree murder, pre-meditated first-degree murder and rape. Johnson County was holding him on a million dollar bond. McCormick was scheduled to appear in court on May 15.