Bibb County Sheriff Office Investigators are working the death of an inmate in the Bibb County jail. Just after 06:00am this morning corrections deputies found a Bibb jail inmate unresponsive in his cell. Conditions in the cell indicate that the inmate hanged himself. 

Life saving measures were attempted but were unsuccessful. The inmate was pronounced deceased on scene by the Bibb County Coroner’s Office. 

An autopsy will be performed due to this being an in custody death. The incident is being investigated by internal affairs investigators from the Bibb Sheriff’s Office of Professional Standards. The inmate’s name and offense information will be released as soon as relatives are located and notified. Further information will be released as the investigation permits.