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.