Inmate Death Under Investigation
February 6, 2019
FORSYTH, Ga.– Special Agents with the Georgia Department of Corrections’ (GDC) Office of Professional Standards are conducting an investigation on the death of inmate Daquan Young (GDC #1000249816), as a suspected homicide.
Agents have reason to believe inmate Young died as a result of injuries sustained during an altercation involving another inmate. Inmate Young was pronounced deceased at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Ga at 1:42 p.m. on February 6.
Young was sentenced to Life in 2011 in Chatham County, for Armed Robbery.
About the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC)
The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 52,000 state prisoners. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 10,500 employees. For more information on the GDC, call 478-992-5247 or visit http://www.gdc.ga.gov.