Authorities from Fulton county made their way to the Pelham Jail Monday 3/21 to conduct an inspection after Officers said 17-year-old inmate Fabian Avery's body was discovered by a detention officer on Friday ( 3-18).
Officers said Avery was transferred to Pelham from Fulton County and was awaiting transfer to state prison to serve a 13-year sentence for armed robbery, aggravated assault and a slew of other charges.
Officers said this is the first 'in-custody' death they've experienced. An autopsy has been done and officers say there were no signs of trauma.
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