SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - A Shelby County Divisions of Corrections inmate has died as a result of COVID-19.
The inmate arrived at the Divisions of Corrections on July 7 to serve two consecutive three-year sentences.
The inmate became ill, and was sent to Regional One on July 13.
A test conducted at the hospital was positive for COVID-19.
The inmate remained under treatment at Regional One until dying on Sept. 7 due to suspected complications of COVID-19.