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Pima County inmate dies at hospital after found hanging in cell

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Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 10:35 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - An inmate at the Pima County Adult Detention Complex has died after being found hanging in his cell.

The inmate died on Sunday, June 6, as a hospital where he was being treated after first-responders resuscitated him.

After notifying his family, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department identified the inmate as 29-year-old Jack Dixon.

Corrections officers discovered Dixon at about 10 a.m. on Friday, June 4, while performing rounds.

The officers and medical staff performed life-saving measures until the arrival of personnel from the Tucson Fire Department arrived.

Dixon was resuscitated and taken to a hospital, where his condition deteriorated until his death on Sunday.

The Criminal Investigations Division has taken over the investigation, and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Dixon was originally booked into the jail on June 1 for the following charges:

DV- Kidnap (F2), DV-Aggravated Assault -Deadly Weapon (F4), DV-Aggravated Assault-Impede Breathing (F4), Discharging a weapon in city limits (F6), Possession weapon by prohibited person (F4), FTA-DV-assault (M1).

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