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Yuma inmate found dead

(Inmate death under investigation)….The body was found early Monday morning.

Detention officers working in the Yuma County Adult Detention Center made the discovery. The inmate was identified as 31-year-old Garrett Michael Peterson. Officials say he was alone in his room at the time of his death. Peterson was booked into the center on December 16th on 4 counts of Endangerment, Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon and one count of unlawful flight. The Sheriff’s Office says more information will be released as it becomes available.