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Information: Winnebago County Jail inmate death



Date: 8/22/15


Time: 2300HRS


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Narrative: At 7:53PM on 8/22/15 Winnebago County Corrections Officers found a male inmate unresponsive from an apparent suicide attempt.


Officers rendered medical aid and called Rockford Fire Department for medical assistance. The man was transported to Swedish American Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.


Sheriff’s Department Detectives are conducting an investigation into the incident at this time.


His identity is being withheld pending notification of the family.


: Sheriff

: Chief Deputy

: Deputy Chief of Detective Bureau

: Deputy Chief of Patrol Bureau

: Deputy Chief of Administrative Bureau

: Deputy Chief of Support Services

: Superintendent of Corrections

: Accreditation Manager

: Machesney Park Section Supervisor

: Forest Preserve Section Supervisor

: ESDA Section Director

: Patrol Roll Call Book

: Public Information Officer

: 1st Floor Bulletin Board

: Web Site Coordinator


S/A-32C Revised 07/01/12





Sheriff Gary Caruana                            

Supervisor   Authorizing Release



Date: _08/22/15___   Time:   __2300hrs___



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