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Inmate Attacks Deputies at Burke County Detention Center

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of an inmate at the Richmond County Correctional Institute on Tobacco Road late Tuesday afternoon.

Coroner Mark Bowen said 49-year-old Stuart Martin of Bethlehem, Georgia died while in the recreational area of the prison just after 5:00 p.m.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

No other information has been released yet.

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