TBI Investigates Inmates Death Posted on June 17, 2013
On June 14, 2013 an inmate at the Lawrence County Jail was found hanging from his bunk at approximately 8:00pm. Corrections officers and nursing staff were immediately notified by other inmates at which time they found the inmate hanging in his cell. Lawrenceburg Fire Department, Lawrence County EMS and Lawrenceburg Police Department personnel were called to the scene. Officials with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department notified the District Attorney and requested he contact the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The TBI did respond and the investigation was turned over to their agency.