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Inmate found dead in Tift Co. Jail

By Cade Fowler - bio | email

TIFTON, GA (WALB) – A Tift County inmate facing several felony charges was found dead inside his cell over the weekend.

Jail officials discovered 35-year-old Armando Muniz unresponsive Saturday afternoon.

He was being held at the Tift County Jail on felony theft by receiving and firearms charges.

The GBI was called in to investigate. Agents say Muniz had an injury to the neck.

They would not say if the death was a suicide, but do not suspect foul play.


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