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GBI investigating death of inmate at Bulloch Co. Jail, no foul play suspected

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BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is investigating the death of an inmate at the Bulloch County Jail.

Around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, jail staff found an inmate unresponsive in the shower room of an isolation cell, according to a release from the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.

The staff began CPR while emergency services personnel was called to the scene. Upon arrival, EMS administered care to the inmate.

The inmate was later pronounced deceased. At this time, no foul play is expected.

The body will be sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Savannah for an autopsy. The name of the inmate is being withheld until notification of the next of kin.  

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