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5/19/02 - Smith County

Tyler Police Investigating Possible Suicide at Attention Center

There was a death at the Smith County Juvenile Attention Center Saturday night.

Tyler Police say a teen in custody hung himself from his cell window. The boy was found by a staff worker.

EMS tried to revive the teen, but they were unsuccessful.  He was pronounced dead at Mother Frances Hospital upon arrival.

The body has been sent to a forensics lab in Dallas.  Authorities say the case is still under investigation.

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