Crime

Inmate found dead in Laurens County jail

Laurens County jailers discovered a 19-year-old prisoner Sunday night hanging in his cell, a Laurens County Sheriff’s Office report stated.

According to the report, Ulysee Morris Rozier, of Waldrep Road in Dublin, was found by jailers about 11:17 p.m. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and Rozier was pronounced dead at the scene.

GBI Special Agent Greg Harvey said investigators are looking into the case and preliminary results indicate no foul play.

Autopsy results are expected to be available today.

Rozier had been in custody since March 17 when he was arrested by the Dublin police on charges of theft and burglary, the report stated.

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