Prayers up for Uncle Tee. His nephew was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday night in Union Parish Detention Center. According to TMZ, Gavin Porter had a fight with another inmate over the weekend and as a result placed in solitary confinement.
TMZ reports that Gavin was checked on around 6p.m.; and appeared to be normal and fine. However, two hours later he was found dead around 8:30 p.m.; hung by bedsheets. Sources say family has been notified of lack of foul play in the death, but the Perry family is not falling for it.
TMZ reports that Gavin had landed himself in prison for shooting and killing his biological father back in 2016; in front of his mom, all erupting from an argument that ensued between Gavin and his dad. He pled no contest to manslaughter and was sentenced to 20 years.
Tyler Perry Has Hired A Pathologist
Meanwhile the ‘I Can Do Bad All By Myself’ theater producer is having a second look as he pays twice to have a pathologist investigate how his nephew died in jail.