Coroner releases cause of death for 2 inmates in Greenville Co.

Coroner investigating death at detention center.
Coroner investigating death at detention center.(Fox Carolina News)
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 10:29 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 23, 2022 at 10:14 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville County Coroner’s Office has ruled the manner of death for two inmates found dead within the detention center on May 12.

According to the coroner, the inmates were found unresponsive in their housing unit and pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics. They were identified as 36-year-old Allan Zack and 45-year-old Randy Broome.

Broome’s cause of death was combined effects of fentanyl and xylazine, according to the coroner. Zack’s cause of death was acute fentanyl toxicity.

On Aug. 23, the coroner said both manners of death were ruled as accidental.

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) said they were requested by the Greenville County Jail Administrator to investigate the deaths.

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