Inmate Dies at Anoka County Jail

An Anoka County inmate died on Saturday at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

Star Tribune reports,Steven James Carroll, 28, of Anoka, was found hanging by a sheet from a metal seam in the frame of his cell window Thursday afternoon, according to Cmdr. Paul Sommer. The area was in lockdown at the time, and jail personnel had been checking on inmates every 15 minutes. Carroll had been checked on and "was fine" at 2:30 p.m., but minutes later was found hanging from the sheet, Sommer said.

According to chanel 5 Eyewitness new Carroll had been in jail since Tuesday on charges including felony domestic assault and second degree burglary. He had also been wanted on a warrant out of Florida.

Sheriff officials said ,he left a suicide note in his pocket. His death is still under investigation.

http://kstp.com/article/stories/s2069121.shtml
http://www.startribune.com/local/north/119974259.html

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