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Inmate dead after fight at Northeast Correctional Complex; name released

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MOUNTAIN CITY, TN (WJHL) -

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The name of a Northeast Correctional Complex inmate who died this weekend after a fight between several inmates at the prison has been released.

According to East Tennessee Region Public Information Officer Robert Reburn, Timothy Tillery, Jr., died Saturday morning. He was 24.

No other information is being released at this time.


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Just days after a lock-down at Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City, TN was lifted, an inmate has died after a fight at the prison.

The Department of Corrections is investigating the death of the 24 year old inmate as a homicide. They say the death is a result of a fight between several inmates.

The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital around 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Department of Corrections has not yet released the man's name. The TBI has been called in to assist in the investigation.

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