Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Investigating In-Custody Death

EMS called to Silverdale Detention Center

According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, Hamilton County EMS was called to Silverdale Detention Center in response to a medical emergency involving an unresponsive male inmate.  The inmate was pronounced deceased at a local hospital.  The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation.  The body has been sent to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause of death.  We will bring you more on this developing story as it becomes available.





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