The Division of Criminal Investigation’s been called to look into a death in Hardin County. The Hardin County Sheriff’s office reports 39-year-old Stephen Philip Sayer of New Providence was found unconscious and unresponsive in his cell at the Hardin County jail yesterday (Sunday) afternoon around 5:30.
Jail staff did C-P-R and then called an ambulance, which took him to the Grundy County Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced dead there an hour later. Sayer was being held on bond awaiting an initial appearance on a charge of third-degree sexual abuse.