Tag: Sheriff Chris Francis

Jail Deaths and Jail Conditions

On January 12, 2022, Andrew Hodge was found dead in his cell in the Rutherford County Detention Center from an alleged drug overdose. Shortly thereafter, Sheriff Chris Francis suddenly pulled his bid for re-election. Since this incident, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office…Read More »

4:48 For Ethan Calton…….A Mother’s Anguished Search For Answers – Column by Deborah Keller

May 28, 2021 Yesterday I went to court to support Ethan Calton’s mother Gwynne Miller King in her quest for answers about her son’s death. After six months of asking both Sheriff Chris Francis and District Attorney Ted Bell to see the…Read More »