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Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office statement on death investigations

Gwinnett County, Ga., October 15, 2022) – “Providing for the safety, security, and proper medical care of our inmate resident population is a top priority, and we will continue to assist the GBI with their robust investigation into the deaths of Mr. Strayhorn, Mr. Bryant, and Mr. Longshore.

The Gwinnett County Jail remains committed to building a healthy and trusting relationship between our deputies and the communities they serve. It has always been a core belief and principle of Sheriff Taylor that we must see the humanity of those we interact with and apply equal application of fairness, care, and consideration when carrying out our duties.

While we cannot share additional details or information about these active and open investigations, we continue to ask for the public’s support and cooperation as we work to resolve this matter.”

Chief Cleophas Atwater

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