Sheriff’s Office reports inmate found unresponsive during routine check now dead

Sheriff’s Office reports inmate found unresponsive during routine check now dead
Police lights file graphic. (Source: Gray News)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -An inmate at the Chatham County Detention Center is now dead after he was found unresponsive during a routine check on Wednesday night.

Officers and medical staff were able to revive the inmate. He was taken to a hospital for further treatment but was pronounced dead at 11:29 Saturday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says the death was the result of an apparent suicide.

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