Putnam County inmate found dead inside cell


An inmate at the Putnam County Jail was found dead in his cell on Tuesday morning.

A corrections officer discovered 58-year-old Donald Ray Garrison was unresponsive during a routine patrol around 2 a.m.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said Garrison’s death appears to have been from natural causes.

His body is being sent to the state medical examiner’s office to undergo an autopsy.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating Garrison’s death.