Allen County Jail inmate's death ruled a suicide

    Coroner rules Allen County Jail inmate found hanged in cell a suicide
    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 15, 2014 at 10:10 a.m.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A coroner says an Allen County Jail inmate found hanged in his cell committed suicide.

    The Allen County Sheriff’s Department says it is investigating the death of 48-year-old Robert Stanley Tyrrell. He was found dead in his cell Sunday night. The Journal Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1rdKxM7 ) he was set to plead guilty to a felony charge of failure to return to lawful detention in September.

    The last person to commit suicide at the jail in Fort Wayne was a 46-year-old man who hanged himself in 2012.

    Information from: The Journal Gazette, http://www.journalgazette.net

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