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Douglas- Twenty-four year old Martin Lee Hancock died in his cell Monday afternoon.

Investigators won't say whether they think the death was suicide or natural causes. Earlier in the day, Hancock was denied bond.

He was in jail for violating his probation during a motor vehicle theft. Authorities from South Carolina were also on the way to pick up Hancock on a parole warrant.

The GBI is investigating.

Posted at 5:30 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com