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Bledsoe Co. Inmate Death Under Investigation

Posted at 8:14 PM, Jun 05, 2016

Authorities said they're investigating the weekend death of an inmate at the Bledsoe County Jail.

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

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

An autopsy was set to be performed to determine the cause of death.