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Prisoner Hangs Himself At Wayne County Jail

DETROIT (WWJ) – A prisoner at the Wayne County Jail in downtown Detroit apparently hanged himself inside his cell.

An official told WWJ’s Laura Bonnell the incident happened sometime between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officials at the jail declined to comment.

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