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Inmate found hanging at DeKalb County jail

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The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent inmate suicide.

It happened on Wednesday evening at the DeKalb County Jail. According to the sheriff's office, the inmate was located hanging and unresponsive in his cell. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead around midnight.

The inmate has been identified as Stefanos Andreas Leon, 33. Leon was in custody for various charges, including Cocaine and Marijuana Possession, Obstruction, Abuse of the Elderly, and Interference with Government Property.

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