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Death Investigation at The Cherokee County Detention Center

According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, an inmate at the Cherokee County Detention Center was discovered unresponsive in his cell Friday morning, June 1, 2012.  Ronald Atkins, age 50, of Centre, was later pronounced dead by Coroner Broderick Smith.  Although, there were no sign of foul play, the death is being investigated by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation, and an autopsy will be performed.

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