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UPDATE: Rutledge State prisoner’s death ruled homicide

Published: Jul. 28, 2021 at 8:28 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirmed a prisoner’s “suspicious death” is now being considered a homicide.

Last week, 74-year-old Curtis Mincey was found dead in his cell at Jack Rutledge State Prison. His body was taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations for an autopsy. That autopsy confirmed his manner of death was blunt force trauma to the head and torso.

News Leader 9 will keep you updated as new details come out on this case.

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