Inmate found dead in Al Cannon Detention Center has been identified

Ronald Bernard Norman (Al Cannon Detention Center)

The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified the inmate as 57-year-old Ronald Bernard Norman.

Officials say sometime after 6 a.m. Saturday morning, Norman was discovered dead by a deputy during his security rounds.

The deputy reported Norman was laying in his bed, lifeless, when his body was found.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office has yet to determine Norman's cause of death.

Per the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, an investigation has been requested to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) to look into the death of Ronald B. Norman at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center.

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