Inmate commits suicide at Greenville Co. Detention Center

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Greenville County Detention Center.

It happened just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

The coroner’s report says the inmate committed suicide by hanging.

The coroner says the man was found with a ligature around his neck in his cell by officers.

He was cut down and resuscitation efforts were started. While transporting to the hospital he was pronounced dead by E.M.S.

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