State Investigating Greenville Co Inmate’s Death

Sara Turner Nelson is accused of having sex with an inmate at the Laurens County Detention Center around the end of May.
Sara Turner Nelson is accused of having sex with an inmate at the Laurens County Detention Center around the end of May.

The State Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the death of an inmate who was being held at the Greenville County Detention Center. 

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office says Charles Weslie Johnson, 57, of Piedmont died Thursday.

Johnson was seen having seizure like symptoms at the jail, according to the coroner.

Johnson went into cardiac arrest and was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where Johnson died.

The cause of death is pending final autopsy results.  SLED and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

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