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GBI investigating Chatham Co. inmate's death

Jerome Bright, (Source: CCSO) Jerome Bright, (Source: CCSO)
CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

A Chatham County Detention Center inmate passed away Tuesday morning at Memorial Health University Medical Center.

Jerome Bright, 54, was noticed by the wing officer and supervisor having some difficulty at the jail. According to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office, they notified a nurse immediately and called EMS. Paramedics rushed Bright to Memorial where he passed away at 6:17 a.m.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the detention center’s Internal Affair Unit will be investigating.  

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