Franklin County inmate dies in cell

Franklin County inmate dies in cell
FRANKKIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RELEASE - UPDATE

July 13, 2014
8:56 am

The male inmate that died at Franklin County jail was identified as Mitchell Campbell from Richland. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RELEASE:

July 12, 2014
12:16 pm

Victim: 26-year old male; name withheld pending notification of next of kin.

On Saturday, July 12th correctional officers were making rounds when they were alerted to an inmate in distress. The inmate, who was in a cell alone appeared to have suffered a seizure, fell and struck his head on the concrete wall.

Paramedics were immediately summoned to the jail. Paramedics arrived, communicated with the subject and administered medical aid but were unsuccessful in saving his life.

Franklin County deputies are investigating the death and the coroner has an autopsy scheduled for Sunday morning July 13th.

No further information is available at this time.