Suicide attempt stopped at Vancouver jail

  • Thu Oct 11th, 2012 2:43pm
  • News

Associated Press

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A Clark County Jail inmate is recovering at the hospital after attempting to commit suicide.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Shane Gardiner said the 27-year-old man tried to hang himself using a sheet Thursday, but officers noticed the attempt and thwarted it.

The officers provided aid until paramedics arrived.

The inmate’s name has not been released.