The Madison County Sheriff’s Office along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is continuing an investigation into the in custody death of Zachary I. Ligon, age 17.
The investigation revealed that inmate Ligon was found by officers hanging in his cell from a bed sheet on 10/5/12 at approximately 12:28 pm at the Criminal Justice Complex.
Zachary Ligon was transferred from juvenile court to adult court on 10/3/12 on charges of Aggravated Assault, 3 counts of Aggravated Burglary, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Reckless Endangerment.
Inmate Ligon was not on suicide watch and was observed 15 minutes earlier by officers.
The investigation is continuing.
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