Rockdale District Attorney Alisha Johnson says she is thoroughly reviewing the evidence provided by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations in the death of Shali Tilson, 22. She said she is awaiting the results of the Rockdale Sheriff’s Office concerning the death of Jamie Henry, 40. Both died while in the custody of the Rockdale County Jail.
After completely reviewing all of the evidence, a decision will be made on whether or not to pursue formal charges, Johnson said in a news release dated June 15.
Johnson said her office has received numerous inquiries and requests regarding the March 12 death of Tilson and the May 27 death of Henry, 40.
“In the interest of keeping the Rockdale community informed, the Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office is providing this update,” Johnson said in the news release.
On June 13, 2018, the Rockdale County District Attorney’s Office received the results of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations’ (GBI) examination into Tilson’s death, Johnson stated.
“The circumstances surrounding the death of Jamie Henry are still under investigation by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO). Upon receipt of the RCSO’s investigation, the District Attorney’s Office will review all findings and make a decision regarding the filing of charges.
“At this time, there is no further comment on either case,” Johnson said in the news release.