Man charged with murder in connection with death of Orange County Jail inmate, deputies say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies are investigating a homicide inside Orange County Jail.


The victim has been identified as Tim Long, 49.

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The suspect, 37-year-old Hiram Fordoms, is being served a warrant for second degree murder at the jail, deputies said.

Fordoms in the cell with Long when he was discovered unresponsive, deputies said. He died at the hospital, according to a news release.

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Deputies responded early Monday for what was originally thought to be a possible attempted suicide.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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