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HCSO Investigating In-Custody Death

09/06/2021

Hamilton County, TN - On Monday, September 6, 2021, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office inmate Charles Levada Shelton (Age 31), died from apparent complications from COVID-19 at a local hospital.

Because this is considered an in-custody death, the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office has requested the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division to conduct an investigation.

Due to HIPAA restrictions, no further information is available at this time.



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