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Inmate dies after fight at Rutherford County Detention Center – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-07-18 14:26:30 –

Rutherford County, Tennessee (WKRN) – A prisoner died after fighting another prisoner in Rutherford County.

Prisoners were killed during a battle in Rutherford County Detention Center on Sunday, according to a release from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. The prisoner died in a hospital in Nashville after the battle took place.

“The agent immediately responded to the fight with the nurse on the medical staff who started the treatment,” said Sheriff Mike Fitz-Hugh. “Emergency medical service paramedics transferred the prisoner to the Skyline Medical Center, where he later died of an injury.”

The victim’s family was informed of the death of 29 years old. “We sympathize with the death of a loved one in our family,” Fitzhugh said.

Fitzhugh requested the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to investigate the death of the prisoner. Due to a TBI investigation, the sheriff’s office has not released additional details at this time.

No other information was released immediately.

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