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Rhea County inmate found dead in cell

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RHEA COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

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.

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