Washington County, TN inmate dies from injuries in suicide attempt
A suicide attempt inside the Washington County, Tennessee Detention Center occurred last week, Sheriff Ed Graybeal reported Tuesday.
Leonard R. Morrow, 33, of Greeneville, was found in his cell hanging by a bed sheet on Friday, the report said.
Detention and medical staff administered CPR on Morrow until medical techs took over. He was transported to a Johnson City hospital where he received treatment up until his death on Monday, the agency reported.
Morrow was being held on a contempt charge based out of Washington County Juvenile Court, Graybeal's report said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will follow-up on the incident.