Inmate Suicide Reported at Scioto County Jail

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The Scioto County Sheriff say an inmate at the Scioto County Jail apparently killed himself Saturday night.

Sheriff Marty Donini says the 35-year-old man from New Boston was found hanging inside his secured cell during a bed check.

Sheriff Donini has asked the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification to look into the apparent suicide.

Donini says the man was in jail on theft and failure to appear charges.

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