News Nearby: Inmate Dies, Suit Filed Against City

Here are your top Patch headlines from around the region.

Acworth Inmate Found Dead at Jail

An inmate at the  was found dead Saturday morning and the case is being investigated.

An officer noticed an unresponsive white male lying on his bed inside his cell at about 7:30 a.m, and discovered that the man had died.

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ASO Performers Offer to Perform With Choruses

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players’ Association (ASOPA) is offering to travel to  on the grounds of "diversity" to perform with their choral groups for free, the association has said in a press release.

"[The Association] has sat by in dismay for the past several days observing the ASO management’s disintegrating relations with, , and , and the whole community," ASOPA said.

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Georgia Tech Student Indicted on Charges Involving Online Sex

A fifth year mechanical engineering student at Georgia Tech has been indicted on 25 counts of online sex in Dougherty County.

Atlanta police arrested Adam Morse, 22, in early June after investigators say the Meldrim, Ga., native sent two dozen pornographic pictures of himself and lots of sexually explicit conversation messages to whom he thought was a 13-year-old girl, but was in fact a member of the Dougherty County Police Internet Crimes Against Children team.

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House Fire Prompts Investigation

A late morning fire prompted officials to call investigators to the 1300 block of Martin Nash Road in Lilburn.

According to officials, just before noon crews were dispatched to a home on Martin Nash Road, where firefighters "found fire conditions." One resident at the home was treated at the scene and then transported for further assistance. 

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$50 Million Class Action Suit Filed Against City of Stone Mountain

An attorney in Decatur has filed a $50 million class action civil lawsuit against the City of Stone Mountain, mayor Patricia Wheeler, city manager Barry Amos, and police chief Chancey Troutman, claiming illegal use of the police department’s speed detection devices, or laser. 

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