Inmate attempts suicide at Holding Center

Oct 12, 2019

The Erie County Sheriff's office is investigating another inmate suicide attempt in the County Holding Center.

The male inmate was found Friday afternoon with a bedsheet around his neck during a routine supervisory tour. Correctional Health staff performed life-saving procedures for nearly 30 minutes when a pulse was found. The inmate was transferred to an area hospital.

Erie County Holding Center
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He was jailed on a charge of Robbery in the second degree.