WASHINGTON – An inmate died at the Charles County Detention Center Thursday afternoon.
A sheriff’s department spokeswoman says the inmate was found hanging from a bed sheet shortly after he was brought to the jail on a minor charge about 1 p.m.
The inmate was in a holding area.
Another inmate alerted the staff, but they were unable to revive the man.
The inmate’s name has not been released.
The sheriff’s department is calling it a “death investigation.”
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