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Macon inmate death under investigation

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Inmate Death Under Investigation

FORSYTH, Ga. – Special Agents with the Georgia Department of Corrections’ (GDC) Office of Professional Standards are investigating the death of an inmate at Macon State Prison in Oglethorpe, Ga., as a suspected homicide.

Agents have reason to believe offender Cody Slivers (GDC#1001610) died as a result of injuries sustained during an altercation involving another inmate on May 23. Medical personnel responded and life saving measures were performed. Slivers was pronounced deceased at the facility by the County Coroner at approximately 12:30 a.m. GDC, in conjunction with the GBI is conducting an investigation into the death, as standard procedure.

Slivers was sentenced to 20 years in 2006, in Murray County for Aggravated Assault.