TBI investigates Blount County inmate’s death

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a Blount County inmate.

Jason Myers, 36, was found unresponsive in his cell Friday around 6:30 a.m.

After being transported to Blount Memorial Hospital, he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause.

Additional information was not released.

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