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Dougherty Jail inmate suicide investigation continues

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By Jim Wallace - bio | email
November 14, 2008

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The investigation continues into the apparent suicide of a Dougherty County Jail inmate Thursday night.

About 6:40 P-M Jailers found 56-year-old Lester Goodman hanging in his cell.

A jail spokesman says Goodman used a bedsheet to hang himself.

He was being held on theft by conversion charges.

Investigators continue to look into the death but say there are no indications that jailers did not follow proper procedure.

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