Chatham Co. Detention Center inmate dies after being found unresponsive

Source: WTOC
Source: WTOC
Published: Sep. 18, 2023 at 11:11 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2023 at 3:07 PM EDT
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CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - An inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his cell at the Chatham County Detention Center.

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office says Marco Ochoa, a detainee at the detention center, was found unresponsive shortly after 4 p.m. Monday afternoon.

EMS, medical staff, and officers attempted life saving measures. Ochoa was taken to Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region 5 Investigative Office is conducting an investigation