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UPDATE: State identifies dead Valdosta State prison inmate

Anthony Lamar Hann, Jr. (Source: Ga. DOC) Anthony Lamar Hann, Jr. (Source: Ga. DOC)
(Source: WALB) (Source: WALB)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Department of Corrections officials confirm that an inmate died last night at the Valdosta State Prison.

Tuesday about noon, the state released notification that the inmate was Anthony Hann, Jr.

The Department of Corrections reported:

At approximately 9:35 pm on Monday, August 14, inmate Anthony Hann was found unresponsive in his cell. Medical personnel and Officers responded and inmate Hann was taken to medical.

Local EMS was notified and arrived at approximately 9:57 pm and assisted.

Inmate Hann was pronounced dead by local EMS responders at approximately 10:01pm.

The cause of death is undetermined pending investigation and autopsy results. Inmate Hann was 29.

Several inmates have died in custody at VSP in the last 15 years-

Anthony Hann, Jr. was killed at Valdosta State on August 14, 2017
Thomas Willis died at Valdosta State Prison on February 20, 2017
Dominique Hurt died at VSP on June 20, 2016
Cody Vestal and Richard Strickland died at VSP on February 10, 2016
Demarquis Cainion died September 17, 2013
Darryl "Mac Jones" Christmas was killed on November 30, 2012
Estaban Pineda was killed July 1, 2011
John Arnett was killed on January 24, 2010
Etete Essang was killed in October 2008
Christopher Cash Robinson was killed June 27, 2002

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