Shelby County Jail inmate, 44, dies from injuries sustained in fall

Steven Ray Dismuke (Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

Steven Ray Dismuke died today from injuries he sustained from a fall at Shelby County Jail on Monday. Shelby County says Dismuke was treated at the seen before being transported to a local hospital.

Deputies do not believe Dismuke's fall was caused by inmates or jail personnel. The county's coroner and ABI are investigating the death.

According to jail records, Dismuke was incarcerated for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Dismuke was 44 years-old and from Jakin, Georgia.