Carter Weaver, Sheriff of Georgetown County, reports that an inmate at the Georgetown County Detention Center who was hospitalized last week for injuries died yesterday, Dec. 9. 

28-year old John Teague died after being taken from the Georgetown County Detention Center last week for his injuries. He was identified by GC Coroner Kenny Johnson.

Teague was an inmate at the detention center and was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital after corrections officers discovered him being unresponsive in his cell last Friday, Dec.6.

Teague was incarcerated since March due to charges with sexual conduct with a minor, 3rd degree.

Sheriff Weaver has contacted the State Law Enforcement Division for the purpose of conducting an investigation. Any further information will come from SLED.An autopsy will be performed Thursday morning.