Inmate found dead at Florence County Detention Center -

Inmate found dead at Florence County Detention Center

Posted: Updated:

The Florence County Coroner's Office and Sheriff's Office investigate the death of an inmate at the Florence County Detention Center. 

A correctional officer found Tavar Peoples, 24, of Effingham, dead in his cell at 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning. First responders took Peoples to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

He will undergo an autopsy Monday morning at MUSC. 

According to Peoples' most recent booking at the jail, he's charged with various crimes like breach of peace, failure to appear, and drug possession.

Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.