Prisoner dies at the Hamilton County Jail

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Hamilton County officials report that an inmate died at the jail Thursday morning.

They say 44 year old Jeffery Simmons experienced a medical emergency, was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Simmons was in jail on a domestic assault charge.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is investigating the circumstances of Simmons’ death.

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