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December 10, 2004

Terrell County - Around five o'clock Friday a Terrell County inmate committed suicide.

Investigators will not release his name until family is notified. Sheriff John Bowens says the inmate was arrested for criminal trespassing.

At four o'clock today, his bond was set at $200.

An hour later he hanged himself with a towel, he was alone in his cell.

Bowens says the man was not from south Georgia and did not have family here.

The GBI is investigating.

posted at 6:00PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com