Police: Covington man apparently commits suicide in Walton County Jail

COVINGTON -- A Covington man has apparently committed suicide in the Walton County Jail while awaiting trial on child molestation charges.

Myron Edward Kulich, 52, was found dead Wednesday morning and had apparently died sometime during the night, according to Walton County Sheriff's Office Capt. Greg Hall.

Hall declined to give details of the suicide, saying the investigation into the death has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Special Agent in Charge with the GBI -- Region 11 Michael Ayers said investigators are awaiting autopsy results before releasing further details.

Kulich had been jailed since Aug. 30 on charges of aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery, sexual battery, statutory rape and enticing a child for indecent purposes.


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