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Bexar County inmate dies after suicide attempt

He had been on the facility since early October.

SAN ANTONIO — A 44-year-old man died at a hospital after deputies stationed on the Bexar County jail interrupted him attempting to take his personal life this week, BCSO says. 

According to company officers, deputies noticed Juan Carlos Guerrero round 3 a.m. Wednesday and “immediately entered the cell” earlier than calling for assist. Medical employees arrived and took over lifesaving measures earlier than Guerrero was transported to downtown’s Baptist Medical Center. 

He remained on life assist there earlier than passing away someday Wednesday. 

An inside investigation involving BCSO’s inside affairs and public integrity unit has been launched, along with a separate investigation carried out by the Bexar County Precinct 2 Constables Office. 

Guerrero was initially booked on  Oct. 4, the company says. He’s at the least the second inmate to die by suicide on the grownup detention heart this year, after one other 36-year-old man handed away in March.

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