Shelby Co. Divisions of Corrections inmate dies due to COVID-19 complications

Shelby Co. Divisions of Corrections inmate dies due to COVID-19 complications
Shelby County Corrections (Source: WMC)

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.

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