Cherokee County Inmate Dies From Heart Attack

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) _ The Cherokee County coroner says a 59-year-old inmate who died in the county jail suffered a heart attack. Coroner Dennis Fowler said Monday that an autopsy determined no foul play in the Friday death of Rickey Gay. Authorities say a guard delivering Gay’s dinner tray found him dead in his cell. Gay had last been seen alive nearly six hours before. Gay had been in the jail for a week after his arrest on a charge of pointing a firearm.

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