GBI investigating after inmate found dead at Chatham Co. Detention Center

ByWTOC Staff|September 7, 2020 at 11:50 AM EDT - Updated September 7 at 2:37 PM

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent investigation into the death of an inmate at the Chatham County Detention Center.

Sheriff John Wilcher issued a statement on Monday saying the inmate was found unresponsive in their cell during a routine check on Sunday. Medical staff immediately responded, but lifesaving measures were unsuccessful.

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