Inmate Death Being Investigated as Apparent Suicide
FORSYTH, Ga. –The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is investigating the death of an inmate at Valdosta State Prison in Valdosta, Ga.
On February 23 at 11:52 a.m., Correctional Officers found inmate Demetris Jarrod Mildton (GDC #1000519236) unresponsive in his cell. Prison medical staff attempted to revive him and he was pronounced deceased at 12:19 p.m. by a physician at the facility. GDC is conducting an investigation into the death, as standard procedure.
Mildton was serving a ten-year sentence for Aggravated Battery out of Charlton County with a maximum possible release date of April 1, 2018.