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11/17/2015

Deceased Inmate's Name Released...

       According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, the person who died in the Cherokee County Detention Facility on Monday, November 16, 2015, was identified as Michael Lee Caldwell, 58, of Benton Missouri.  Caldwell was discovered unresponsive in the medical infirmary at approximately 2:00 p.m. by corrections staff.  Emergency medical care was administered, but all attempts to revive Caldwell were unsuccessful.  He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead by Coroner Jeremy Deaton.  This incident is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation with assistant from the Cherokee County Major Crimes Unit, and Jacksonville State University's Center for Applied Forensics. 

 
 
 
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