Inmate Death

Late last month, an inmate from the Loudon County jail passed away at the hospital. According to Loudon County Sheriff, Tim Guider, Shawn Johnson became ill on January 25th. According to Guider, Johnson suffered from diabetes.

Johnson was administered medication to help alleviate his symptoms. Later the same night, Johnson's condition worsened and he was transported to the hospital. Early in the morning of the 26th, Mr. Johnson passed away at the hospital. An autopsy revealed that his death was due to his diabetic condition.