Inmate hangs self at Orient Road Jail - FOX 13 News

Inmate hangs self at Orient Road Jail

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

The sheriff's officesaid Wednesday night that one of the inmates at Orient Road Jail hung himselfin his cell.

The inmate has not beenidentified yet by deputies; his body was found around 7 p.m.

A deputy said hechecked on him at 6:15. The inmate was sitting on his bed. But when the deputy cameback later, he said the man had hung himself with a bed sheet.

There were 66 otherinmates in the same pod at the time, deputies said.

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