Inmate dead at Alachua County jail


Published: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at 12:26 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at 12:26 p.m.

Deputies are investigating the death of a male inmate at the Alachua County jail, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office reported early Wednesday.

Initial reports said the inmate apparently committed suicide.

The man was found at about 6 a.m.

Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jim Troiano said the case was being treated as a death investigation and that an internal investigation or administrative review also would be conducted.

Additional information about the inmate and the circumstances surrounding his death were not immediately available, pending notification of the man's family and results from the ongoing investigation.

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