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.
By: Julie Moreno