Deceased jail inmate awaiting trial for child molestation, aggravated sexual battery

Denver Charles Perkins


The Spalding County Jail inmate who died Friday has been identified as 44-year-old Denver Charles Perkins, who was in custody awaiting trial on charges of child molestation and aggravated sexual battery.

Sheriff Darrell Dix reported jail staff was alerted to an inmate in distress at approximately 2 p.m. Friday, and said they responded in less than one minute and rendered aid until the arrival of the Spalding County Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services.

Perkins was transported to the emergency room of WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

At the request of Dix, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating Perkins’ death.



  1. Brandy abercrombie says:

    How about him beating on door hollering help their trying to kill me where was ur deputies not enough to serve and protect have family member in their said shower ran so long the window in the boys pod was fogged up

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