Jailers suspended following inmate suicide - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jailers suspended following inmate suicide

Josh Hogg, left, and Tamara Taylor, photo courtesy the Madison County Sheriff's Office. Josh Hogg, left, and Tamara Taylor, photo courtesy the Madison County Sheriff's Office.

(WMC-TV) - Two Madison County jailers are off the job temporarily while investigators look into charges that they failed to properly check on an inmate who eventually committed suicide.

Jonathan Lee Carter died after hanging himself in his cell on December 20, according to a spokesman for the Madison County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators concluded that Tamara Taylor and Josh Hogg didn't make required checks on Carter. The two were suspended with pay today until a disciplinary is held next week.

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