- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

CANTON, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff’s officials in north Georgia say a county jail inmate has died while in custody.

Cherokee County sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Jay Baker said in a statement that 71-year-old Bobby Kilgore of Palmetto died Monday after being housed in the jail’s medical unit. Baker says Kilgore had a previous medical condition and had been in custody since June 6.

Baker says Kilgore was in jail on a probation violation and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will conduct an autopsy.

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