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.

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