Inmate at Anoka County Jail Dies

An inmate in the Anoka County jail died Saturday after he was found hanging in his cell window Thursday, the Star Tribune reported.

The inmate, 27-year-old Steven James Carroll, was found hanging by his bedsheet and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office told 5 Eyewitness News.

That area of the jail was in lockdown during the time of the incident. Carroll was checked on by jail personnel at 2:30 p.m., but only minutes later when they went to check on him again, they found him in the previously stated condition, the Star Tribune said.

Carroll was in jail on charges of felony domestic assault and secong degree burglary, and had only been in jail since Tuesday.

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