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 40 Year-old William Elder Homan, of Macon unresponsive in his cell. Conditions in the cell indicate that the inmate hanged himself. 

Life saving measures were attempted but were unsuccessful. Homan 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. Homan was being held on the charge of Misdemeanor Probation Violation. Further information will be released as the investigation permits. Next of kin has been notified.