Inmate found dead at Piedmont City Jail

Inmate found dead at Piedmont City Jail
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PEIDMONT, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Piedmont City Jail.

The inmate has been identified John Wayne Snider. Piedmont police found Snider, 30, unresponsive in his cell around 11:05 a.m. Sunday.

Officers began CPR and notified Piedmont Rescue Squad who arrived and determined Snider had died.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Calhoun County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

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