SLED investigating Georgetown County inmate’s death

State Law Enforcement Division agents are investigating the death of a Georgetown County inmate.

Correctional officers found an inmate unresponsive at the Georgetown County jail about 9:30 p.m., Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Carrie Cuthbertson said.

The inmate was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, Cuthbertson said. The man’s identity has not been released.

SLED agents are investigating the death, Cuthbertson said.

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