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Mysterious Deaths Mount in Columbus GA Jail

Officials in Muscogee County have charged an inmate with murder in the death of his cell mate.

 The Columbus Ledger Enquirer reports that Jeffrey McKinney has been charged in the death of Issac Kindred, who was found dead at the jail Saturday. The county coroner says Kindred suffered severe lacerations to his face and head. It's not clear just what lead to Kindred's death, but officials say McKinney is scheduled to appear in a preliminary hearing in municipal court on Wednesday. Kindred is the third county inmate to die in just over two weeks.

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