Female inmate found unresponsive in Sumter County jail

A 44 year old female inmate at the Sumter County Jail in Americus was found unresponsive Monday morning.

The inmate was transported by ambulance to the Phoebe Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus and pronounced dead around noon.

The identity of the inmate is not being released and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in looking into the case. No foul play is expected at this time.

The inmate's body will be taken to Atlanta for an autopsy.

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