Decatur County Inmate Death Under Investigation

March 19, 2014
By

Update (3-20)

Decatur County Sheriff Ken Murphy revealed that Satterfield was serving just a two week sentence for an OWI conviction. Monday was his fourth day at the Decatur County Jail.

First Report (3-19)

Detectives say foul play doesn’t appear to be involved in the death of an inmate in Decatur County.

Michael Satterfield, 38, of Greensburg, was rushed from the Decatur County Jail to a local hospital after he was found unresponsive and not breathing Monday night around 6:30 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

An autopsy was scheduled to be performed by the Decatur County Coroner Tuesday which could lead to more information. Police believe Satterfield may have died from natural causes.

“According to our detective leading the investigation it doesn’t appear that any foul play was involved, it doesn’t appear it was a suicide,” said Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Noel Houze.

Indiana State Police will keep the investigation open until autopsy results are complete.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

May
6
Fri
7:00 pm Teen Game Night @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Teen Game Night @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
TEEN GAME NIGHT! Friday, May 6 7-10 PM For 6th – 8th Grade Let’s have fun and play some ball! Dodgeball, Wiffleball, and Pickleball Pizza and water provided. Fee: $1.00 for all 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Students. Please register by April 29th. SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA YMCA • 30 State Road 129 South, Batesville, IN 47006 812-934-6006 • www.siymca.orgShare this:TweetEmailPrint
May
7
Sat
8:00 am Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
May 7 @ 8:00 am
Rummage Sale Thursday May 5 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday May 6 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday May 7 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 noon Knights of St. John Hall 111 S Vine St Batesville, IN (adjacent to Weigel’s Funeral Home) Feel free to drop items off on Sunday May 1 from 3 PM to 5 PMMonday May 2 from 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday May 3 from 9 AM to 8 PM Wednesday May 4 from 9 AM to 8 PMShare this:TweetEmailPrint

View Calendar