Acworth Police ID deceased inmate
by Marietta Daily Journal Staff
August 22, 2012 10:44 AM | 2697 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print

ACWORTH – Acworth Police have identified the inmate found dead in a city jail cell on Saturday as Douglas Jay Postell, 53, of Acworth.

Postell was found unresponsive on his bed in a cell about 7:30 a.m. Saturday and was later pronounced dead. Because his death occurred inside the city’s jail, Cobb Police were asked to investigate. Acworth Police say Postell apparently died of natural causes in his sleep, and there were no signs of foul play.

Postell had been arrested on charges of DUI three days earlier, on Aug. 15.

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