Georgetown inmate found dead from hanging

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Georgetown County jail inmate was found dead Saturday around noon.

According to Georgetown County Coroner Ken Johnson, 40-year-old Craig Lambert died from hanging. Johnson ruled the death as a suicide.

Lambert had been at the jail since July 8 on burglary and other charges.

In the same jail, three weeks earlier, murder-for-hire suspect Samuel Yenawine also hanged himself.

SLED is currently investigating both of the incidents.

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