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Investigators looking into inmate death at Charles Webster Detention Center

Lendon Julius Stephens, Jr.
Lendon Julius Stephens, Jr.(WRDW)
Published: Feb. 23, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST
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Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Coroner Mark Bowen and investigators are on the scene of an inmate death at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.

According to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen, the victim was 26-year-old Lendon Julius Stephens, Jr. Stephens was found dead in his cell during head count around 7:15 p.m. Thursday and was pronounced dead around 7:40 p.m.

Stephens was sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur for an autopsy today. The investigation is still in the early stages and no other information is available at this time. Stay tuned to News 12 for updates.