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5/21/02 - Tyler

Official Cause of Death of Teen Inmate

Hanging has been confirmed as the cause of death for a 15-year old boy who died at Smith County's Juvenile Attention Center on Saturday. Preliminary autopsy results were returned Tuesday.

The boy had been serving time for a felony charge... and was found hanging by a noose made from pieces of a mattress cover.

The Attention Center's director tells us their investigation is continuing.

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