20-year-old Karon Golightly died on May 14, 2021 at the Mecklenburg County Jail located at 801 East Fourth Street Charlotte NC. 

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Karon was an inmate housed at the jail. Karon was found unresponsive at approximately 9:58 a.m. on May 14, 2021. 

Emergency first responders were called to the detention center and performed CPR. Karon was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 11:03 a.m. 

Karon was arrested in 2019 and processed on state and federal charges.

Violence and death happens at various jails all the time. Video shows a jail inmate attack and choke a nurse. 

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Michael Trent, 44, died at the Mecklenburg County Jail. 

A 17-year old inmate died inside the same jail on November 21, 2020.

45-year-old Willie Burks died in the Mecklenburg County Jail also. 

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