- Associated Press - Sunday, June 5, 2016

PIKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee authorities say they are investigating the weekend death of an inmate at the Bledsoe County Jail.

Media outlets report the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the inmate as 33-year-old Christopher Axmacher. He was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday.

The TBI says efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at a hospital.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.


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