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Female Inmate Dies at Aiken County Detention Center, Likely of Natural Causes

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The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has called in South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office to conduct an investigation into an inmate’s death at the Aiken County Detention Center.

As part of procedure, SLED has been called in to conduct the investigation, sheriff’s Capt. Eric Abdullah said.

The woman’s identity is being withheld until the coroner can make the appropriate next of kin notifications as part of their investigation.

“There does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances regarding the inmate’s death,” Capt. Abdullah said.

Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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