Calhoun County Jail Inmate Found Dead

Tuesday, July 17, 2018


An inmate was found dead in his cell in the Calhoun County jail. Brett Taylor was arrested by Anniston police for public intoxication. According to Sheriff Matthew Wade, Taylor was then put in a single holding cell due to his aggressive behavior. 


Taylor tested positive for multiple illegal substances. Sheriff Wade says there will be a full investigation. Sheriff Wade also says all evidence will be turned over to the District Attorney’s office for further review.


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