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Dane County Sheriff's Office

Dane County Jail Resident Suicide Attempt

October 27, 2021
Lieutenant Chris Larsh, (608) 284-6155
Sheriff's Office

At approximately 4:16 pm, Dane County Sheriff's Office deputies intervened in a suicide attempt by a resident housed in the Dane County Jail City-County Building.

Deputies were alerted to a 31-year-old male resident with a ligature around his neck tied to the bars of his cell. Deputies intervened immediately and removed the ligature around his neck and provided medical attention. The resident never lost consciousness. Madison Fire and EMS responded to assist and transport him ot a local hospital for further treatment.

After receiveing the requisite medical treatment, he will return to the jail and be monitored under suicide precaution portocol. The resident has been housed in the jail since mid October.

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