Chatham County Jail Inmate Dies

According to a media advisory by Public Information Officer Peter Nichols, an inmate at Chatham County jail, Jerome Omar Bright, 54, died this morning at Memorial University Medical Center.

Bright was reported by an officer in the wing as having “difficulties” and a nurse was notified immediately.

Bright was taken to Memorial by EMS where he passed away at 6:17 this morning.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is conducting an investigation as well as the jail’s Internal Affairs Unit.


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