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Crime Bexar County inmate dies after taken off life support

23:10  11 november  2019
23:10  11 november  2019 Source:   kens5.com

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An inmate who attempted to kill himself in his cell at the Bexar County Adult Detention Center on Saturday has died , the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said. Family made decision to take Domingo Altamirano Jr. off life support . By Ivan Herrera - Digital Journalist. Posted: 4:41 PM, May 03, 2018

FILE — The Bexar County Jail. Photo: Kin Man Hui /Staff File Photo. She was transported to Downtown Baptist Hospital where she is currently on life support . The 19-year-old was booked on July 6 on a charge of terroristic threat on family, according to the BCSO.

An inmate has died after a suicide attempt in the Bexar County Adult Detention Center, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said.

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The inmate was identified as 35-year-old Rondell Lee Peterson who was booked on two warrants for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Trafficking of Persons.

BCSO said Peterson tried to hang himself on Saturday, Nov. 2. A deputy, who was passing Peterson's cell, intervened by using his cutting tool to stop the attempt.

The medical staff attempted CPR, but Peterson was unresponsive. He was taken to University Hospital where he was put on life support.

Peterson's family made the decision to take him off life support and he was pronounced dead Sunday.

This is the second inmate death this month and ninth in 2019. A 72-year-old inmate was found unresponsive after suffering from an apparent medical episode Monday, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said. He has been identified as David Alan Watts.

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13 Pennsylvania state prison employees suspended after inmate dies .
Tyrone Briggs, 29, died after an "inmate-on-inmate assault" at the State Correctional Institution at Mahanoy on Nov. 11.Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel suspended 13 employees without pay while the department and Pennsylvania State Police investigate the death of Tyrone Briggs, 29, according to a department press release issued Saturday.

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