Thursday, August 21 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:53:17 GMT
We have details on a high speed chase that happened late last night in Hinds County. Just before midnight, Hazelhurst Police initiated a pursuit with the driver of an SUV. That chase lasted for severalMore >>
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GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano announced that an investigation had been initiated into the death of jail inmate, Bobby Madewell Jr., a 51-year-old male from Longview who died early Thursday morning.
Madewell had been in custody at the Gregg County Jail since his arrest by deputies on March 12. The inmate was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Bond Forfeiture and has been booked into the Gregg County jail 16 times for various charges.
Sheriff Cerliano advised that the inmate was housed in a separation cell at the Gregg County North Jail, and exhibited erratic behavior about 12:40 am. Officers interacted with the inmate and he began to resist and became extremely violent.
Following policy and procedures, Officers used a TASER and attempted to apply restraints to control the inmate. The inmate became unconscious and was immediately assisted by staff as well as medical staff on duty. Longview Fire EMS responded and the inmate was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center.
Madewell was later determined to be deceased at 2:09 am. Justice of the Peace #1, B.H. Jameson conducted an inquest. Judge Jameson ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office.
Texas Rangers Todd Martin and Jay Womack along with Gregg County Sheriff's Investigators are conducting the investigation. The completed investigation will be forwarded to the Gregg County District Attorney's Office for review. The Texas Commission on Jail Standards was notified and reports will be filed with TCJS as well as the Office of the Attorney General.
Sheriff Cerliano advised that all documents, reports, logs, and electronic recordings are under review by Investigators.
Sheriff Cerliano stipulated that the investigation is ongoing and the autopsy report is pending.
The public and the news media will be informed as information becomes available and is released by Sheriff Cerliano, Texas Rangers, and the Gregg County District Attorney's Office.
Friday, August 22 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 06:00:08 GMT
This is a news release from Jones County Junior College Monday (August 18) marked the beginning of the fall semester at Jones County Junior College. Students scurried across campus trying to find classesMore >>
Monday (August 18) marked the beginning of the fall semester at Jones County Junior College. Students scurried across campus trying to find classes and meet their new teachers. More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:00:11 GMT
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), right, is shown an adaptive beach wheelchair for persons with disabilities by Dr. Rebekah Young. (Photo by Charmaine Schmemund)
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is shown an adaptive beach wheelchair for persons with disabilities by Dr. Rebekah Young, grant coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi's Institute forMore >>
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is shown an adaptive beach wheelchair for persons with disabilities by Dr. Rebekah Young, grant coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi's Institute for Disability Studies.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:03:30 GMT
University of Southern Mississippi alum Daniel Murin is assisting in laboratory experiments at Scripps Research Institute in San Diego that have led to significant breakthroughs in the fight against Ebola. (Photo by Ana Wang)
This is a news release from the University of Southern Mississippi Daniel Murin is using the research skills he honed in the biochemistry laboratories at The University of Southern Mississippi in theMore >>
Daniel Murin is using the research skills he honed in the biochemistry laboratories at The University of Southern Mississippi in the fight against one of the world's most feared diseases.
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:51:20 GMT
Southern Miss athletics news release HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The first afternoon practice for the Southern Miss football team here Thursday could almost have been considered a two-a-day session. TheMore >>
The first afternoon practice for the Southern Miss football team here Thursday could almost have been considered a two-a-day session.More >>