Aiken County inmate death under investigation


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – SLED is working to determine how an inmate in the Aiken County jail died.

Investigators say 53-year-old Dion M. Cook Sr. of Aiken was found unresponsive in the jail’s kitchen around 6:15 a.m. Thursday.

He was pronounced dead at Aiken Regional Medical Center.

Investigators say foul play is not suspected, but we’ll stay on this story and bring you any new information.

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