Charges filed in death of Hall County jail inmate


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GAINESVILLE, Georgia — Authorities say a Hall County jail inmate is charged with murder in the death of his cellmate.

The Times of Gainesville reports ( ) 72-year-old Ronald Sailers of Murrayville was found dead in his cell Sunday morning. Sheriff Gerald Crouch says the man's 27-year-old cellmate John Setchel of Dawsonville is charged with murder.

The newspaper reports the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called to help probe the man's death and the Hall County Sheriff's Office is conducting an internal investigation.

Details on the cause of Sailers' death haven't been released.

Information from: The Times,

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