Inmate dies at Clarke County Jail


The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to assist the Athens-Clarke County Coroner's Office, investigating the Saturday afternoon death of an inmate at the Clarke County Jail.  According to a Sheriff's Office press release, 22 year old Marcus Sanchez Cooper was found unresponsive at approximately 5:35 PM Saturday evening.  Emergency medical personnel were called in, in an unsuccessful attempt to revive the inmate.  Jail records indicate Cooper, of a Bogart address, was being held on a felony probation violation.

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