Sheriff: Inmate kills himself in Marshall County jail

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is tracking next of kin.

Posted: Mar. 10, 2018 8:58 PM
Updated: Mar. 10, 2018 9:01 PM

Marshall County's sheriff says one of his jail inmates apparently killed himself. Sheriff Scott Walls said today jailers found the dead man this morning.

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The discovery came during morning cell checks.

The State Bureau of Investigation is leading an external probe of the inmate’s death. A medical examiner will perform an autopsy.

The sheriff's office has asked for help from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to find next of kin.

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