Darlington County inmate found dead in cell

Darlington County inmate found dead in cell
(Source: KAIT-TV)

DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – An inmate was found dead inside a cell at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center early Monday morning, according to officials.

Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee said the inmate was in a medical observation area and not in the general population of the jail. He added the inmate had recently received treatment for an illness and was under the supervision of a medical doctor.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

The inmate’s death remains under investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Darlington County Coroner’s Office.

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