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Two COVID-related deaths among BCCX inmates in past week

The number of deaths among inmates at Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) attributed to COVID-19 has grown by two over the past week, according to Tennessee Department of Correction Spokesman Robert Reburn.  Reburn confirmed Thursday, September 16, that the total number of inmates with COVID-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic is now up…

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Autopsy of man who died after Sheriff’s Dept. K-9 bit him returned

The autopsy report of Chad Songer, who died while deputies from the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department attempted to apprehend him at his home, has been returned by the Tennessee Office of the Medical Examiner. The incident occurred on January 31, 2021 at his residence in Brockdell and the autopsy was performed in Nashville on February…

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Active cases drop by 75

The number of active cases in Bledsoe County as of Sunday, September 12, was 270, according to the latest data from the Tennessee Department of Health. The number of active cases as of Sunday reflect a drop of 75 active cases since the week prior on September 5. Of the active cases, Tennessee Department of…

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