No Foul Play Suspected In Inmate’s Death

Coffee County Jail

Coffee County Jail

A Manchester man was arrested on Wednesday by Manchester Police on alleged drug charges. He was picked up on sealed indictments.
After being booked in at the Coffee County Jail the inmate died a few hours later. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says that CPR was quickly administered by jail and medical staff and an ambulance was called, but the inmate did not recover. Graves added that foul play was not suspected in the man’s death. An autopsy will be done by the state medical examiner to determine the exact cause of death.
An investigation is being conducted by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department.