Inmate death at Webster Detention Center under investigation


RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – The death of an inmate at the Webster Detention Center is under investigation.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen tells us that 34-year-old Ashley Asuncion was taken to University Hospital Wednesday night.

Asuncion was pronounced dead at 6:42 a.m. Thursday morning.

An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Lab.

No word yet on a cause of death.

Asuncion’s last listed charges were Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession and Use of Drug Related Objects

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.


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