Investigators from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation will travel to southwest Georgia Monday to survey jail conditions after the death of a local inmate.Hm, so GBI can investigate jail deaths!
Fabian Avery III, 17, was found dead Friday in his cell at the Pelham Pre-Release Center, located about an hour north of Tallahassee, Fla.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, GBI spokesman John Bankhead told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Avery was one of several Fulton County inmates being held in Pelham to alleviate overcrowding in the Rice Street jail. Inmates from Gwinnett, Johns Creek and Sandy Springs are also housed there.
Agents from the Thomasville regional office of the GBI are investigating the death, Bankhead said.