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INMATE DEATH AT GRUNDY COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00 pm

Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum confirms an inmate has passed away at the Grundy County Detention Center.

Robert Dean Argo (62), of Monteagle, was speaking to corrections officers around 5:10 p.m.

“Mr. Argo had asked for some milk. When corrections officers returned a few minutes later they found him slumped over and unresponsive,” explained Sheriff Shrum.

Argo was transported to Emerald Hodgson Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead. Sheriff Shrum stated the District Attorneys Office has been notified. An autopsy has been requested.