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Officals: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from 'excited delirium' resulting from drug use

January 24th, 2014 4:10 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Officals: Autopsy shows Washington County inmate died from 'excited delirium' resulting from drug use

Booking photo of Stewart Peppers.

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal and District Attorney General Tony Clark announced today that autopsy results showed that Stewart Peppers, an inmate who died in the custody of the county's Detention Center last April, died from "excited delirium" resulting from drug use.

Peppers, 22, of Johnson City, went unconscious after an altercation with officers inside his cell in April and died at an area hospital. He was one of five inmates who died in the Detention Center's custody in 2013. 

Graybeal and Clark said the report indicted that Peppers' death resulted from the condition associated with misuse of Nandrolene Decanoate, exogenous testosterone and acute cannabinoid.

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