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Coroner releases new details into death of Spartanburg Co. inmate

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Amarendra Dasa. (Source: SCSO) Amarendra Dasa. (Source: SCSO)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s office, sheriff’s office and SLED are conducting a joint investigation into the death of a Spartanburg County inmate.

Per the coroner, 21-year-old Amarendra Dasa of Spartanburg died shortly after 5 a.m. on Saturday at the Spartanburg County Detention Center.

Dasa's cause of death was asphyxia secondary to hanging, per the corner. Toxicology results are pending.

FOX Carolina will release additional updates as soon as more becomes available.

Dasa was charged with the murder of his little brother in February of 2015, according to an arrest warrant. Police say he stabbed his little brother to death.

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