SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate at the Chatham County Jail was pronounced dead after collapsing in the jail yard. Chatham County sheriff's Cpl. Rhonda Bryant-Elleby says Ladon Tyson collapsed on the recreation yard while playing basketball shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday.
The inmate received medical attention and taken to Memorial University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Authorities say the circumstances of the death remain under investigation by the Chatham County Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs Unit and Georgia Bureau of Investigation.