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TBI investigating inmate death at Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility

Posted: 3:25 PM, Jun 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-16 16:25:00-04
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HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — An inmate inside the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility died Saturday afternoon.

The TBI, who is leading the investigation, says the man killed has been identified as Ernest Hill, 42.

Investigators say preliminary information shows the incident happened inside a cell and involved two inmates. No correctional officers were involved.

News Channel 5 recently did a story on problems inside the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility and the Nashville-based management group that operates it, CoreCivic. You can watch that story here.