Inmate Dies at McMinn County Jail
MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – McMinn Co Sheriff Joe Guy said an inmate at the McMinn Co. Jail has passed away.
Athens Police arrested 43 year-old Micheal Roderick on September 20th on charges of Aggravated Domestic Assault and Resisting Arrest.
Friday afternoon, McMinn County Corrections officers found Roderick to be unresponsive during a routine cell check.
Corrections officers began life saving measures and he was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.
Sheriff Guy said as normal procedure he requested an investigation by the DAs office and the TBI.