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5/20/02 - Smith County

Police Investigate Suicide at Detention Center

  Authorities are still investigating the apparent suicide of a 15-year old boy at Smith County Juvenile Attention Center Saturday night.

  The boy was serving time for a felony charge. A staff worker found the teen hanging from his cell window. Police say the juvenile made a noose from parts of a mattress cover. The body was sent to a Dallas forensics lab for an autopsy.

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