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Inmate collapsed at jail's recreation yard


A man collapsed and died on the recreation yard Thursday morning at the Chatham County jail.

At about 7:55 a.m., Ladon Tyson collapsed while playing basketball and received immediate medical attention, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.

Tyson was taken to Memorial University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. 

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs Unit and Georgia Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate Tyson's death. 

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