Rhea County inmate found dead in cell
Deputies found Davis unresponsive in her cell during a routine check.
A Rhea County inmate has died while in custody. Amanda Davis, 30, was arrested on Saturday, June 17.
Her first court appearance was Tuesday, June 20. The following day at around 4:45am, deputies found her dead in her cell during a routine check.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the medical examiner were called to the jail.
District Attorney General Mike Taylor has requested TBI Special Agents to investigate the case.
A toxicology report is pending, which should help determine the cause of death.