Ongoing Investigation on Death of an Inmate

Tuesday, March 14, 2017



An investigation is underway into what caused an inmate at the Etowah County Detention Center to die over the weekend. According to the sheriff's office, Jonathan Goble was transported to a local hospital Saturday morning where he later died. Oxford Police are handling the death investigation and so far investigators say they are unsure what happened.  More information should be released after an autopsy is performed. Goble was being held at the Etowah County Detention Center on drug paraphernalia charges. 


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