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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) -

The Florence County Coroner's Office and Sheriff's Office investigate the death of an inmate at the Florence County Detention Center. 

A correctional officer found Tavar Peoples, 24, of Effingham, dead in his cell at 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning. First responders took Peoples to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

He will undergo an autopsy Monday morning at MUSC. 

According to Peoples' most recent booking at the jail, he's charged with various crimes like breach of peace, failure to appear, and drug possession.

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