Death At Jail Being Investigated Here

Authorities are investigating a death at the Overton County jail.

On Wednesday at 3:32 a.m., 32-year-old Overton County jail inmate Cheri Crabtree was found dead at the jail. The official autopsy report may not be out just yet but there is suspicion she may have committed suicide, according to Sheriff John Garrett and Chief Deputy Tim Poore of the Overton County Sheriff’s Department.

“Crabtree was found in one of the inmate pod shower rooms by another inmate, who then alerted one of the correctional officers,” Garrett said.

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