Female inmate in Darlington County dies

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DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office says a female inmate died at the hospital following a medical episode at the county jail.

The inmate at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center was taken to an area hospital Friday evening, according to the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

Lt. Robert Kilgo with the sheriff’s office says the inmate was taken by Darlington County EMS to the hospital. The sheriff’s office did not provide further details on the inmate’s medical issue.

The inmate was being held on charges of felony driving under the influence resulting in death and reckless homicide.

Sheriff Tony Chavis has requested the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) to investigate.

The name of the inmate has not been released.

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