Death row inmate dies in prison of natural causes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Death row inmate Charles Wright died of natural causes Friday in Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville.

Wright was pronounced dead at 11:57 a.m.

He was convicted of Murder 1 in Davidson County. He was sentenced to death on April 5, 1985. His execution was scheduled for Oct. 10.

As required by TDOC policies for all in custody deaths, an autopsy has been requested.

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