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Inmate attempts suicide at Holding Center

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The Erie County Sheriff's office is investigating another inmate suicide attempt in the County Holding Center. The male inmate was found Friday afternoon with a bedsheet around his neck during a routine supervisory tour. Correctional Health staff performed life-saving procedures for nearly 30 minutes when a pulse was found. The inmate was transferred to an area hospital.

He was jailed on a charge of Robbery in the second degree.