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GBI investigating death at Grady County jail

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Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) logo and crime scene tape(AP/WCTV)
Published: Mar. 16, 2021 at 12:49 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 17, 2021 at 9:12 AM EDT
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CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) – An investigation is underway into an inmate’s death at the Grady County jail.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirms to WCTV its agents were called in to investigate a death at the jail last Friday.

According to the GBI, 20-year-old Trevon Davis was arrested on Thursday, March 11, and placed in a medical isolation cell per COVID-19 protocols. On Friday, March 12, at around 11:45 a.m., inmates found Davis hanging and unresponsive in his cell, the GBI says.

“Lifesaving measures were initiated and he was transported to a local hospital where he died,” a GBI spokesperson says.

No other details on the incident are being released at this time, the GBI says.

The sheriff’s office referred all of WCTV’s questions to the GBI.

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