Shasta jail inmate dies in apparent suicide

Nov 5, 2014 8:59 PM by Alan Marsden

Shasta County authorities are investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at the Shasta County Jail.

The man was found hanging from a bed sheet inside his cell Wednesday afternoon. According to a Sheriff's Office press release, efforts were made to save the man's life, but were unsuccessful. The Shasta County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit,

Coroner's Office and jail staff are investigating the death. No other details, including the name of the inmate, were released.


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