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McMinn County inmate dies in custody

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MCMINN COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- The McMinn County sheriff's Office is awaiting autopsy results on an inmate who died while in custody.

Sheriff Joe Guy says 27-year-old Marcus Dyer complained of chest pains, then collapsed at the McMinn County Justice Center Sunday afternoon.

The sheriff says he was rushed to a hospital where he later died.

Dyer was serving a six month sentence for failing to properly register with the sex offender registry.

He was scheduled for release December 29.

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