Hamilton County jail inmate dies

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Another jail inmate was rushed to the hospital Wednesday morning.

The Sheriff’s Office says that around 10:15 AM, corrections officers discovered the inmate was having a medical emergency.

The prisoner was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

The HCSO Criminal Investigations Division will investigate the incident.

Over the weekend, an inmate was critically injured in a fight with a cellmate.

And earlier last week, Corrections officers say an inmate stabbed another one with a shank.

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