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Inmate attempts to hang himself with sheet, taken to hospital

SPOKANE, Wash. - A staff member at Spokane County Detention Services found a male inmate in his cell who had hung himself Thursday morning. The inmate was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition.

The inmate was sitting on the floor of his cell with a sheet wrapped around his neck and was unresponsive.

The staff member called for assistance, and the inmate was transported to a local hospital.

The inmate's name is not being released. The investigation is ongoing.
 


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