Inmate Death In Hardeman County Being Investigated

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(Hardeman County, TN) The Tennessee Department of Corrections is investigating a death at the  Hardeman County Correctional Facility.

Early this morning, an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell.

According to a news release, “Facility medical staff administered life-saving techniques until the arrival of EMS responders, who continued those efforts but were unable to revive the inmate.”

The TDOC investigation is standard in inmate deaths.

The facility is currently on lockdown