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21Jan

Bexar County Inmate Dies by Suicide Despite Intervention by Deputy

SAN ANTONIO, TX –

A Bexar County jail inmate died overnight by suicide, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

A statement from BCSO said a detention deputy discovered the inmate in the act just after 2 a.m. as the deputy was serving food trays.

The deputy called for assistance and other deputies attempted to perform life-saving measures until medical staff arrived.

Emergency Medical Service staff arrived at 2:18 a.m. and treated the man, but they were unable to resuscitate him and the inmate was pronounced dead at 2:26 a.m., BCSO officials said.

The inmate was 35 years old and had been in the jail since Jan. 13 on a warrant from Wilson County for assault bodily injury – family/house.

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By: Julie Moreno
Published: KSAT
Link: https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2021/01/21/bexar-county-inmate-dies-by-suicide-despite-intervention-by-deputy/

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