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**Updated**14-121 Inmate At Pinellas County Jail Hospitalized Following Suicide Attempt

***Update 5/24/2014***

According to deputies, England Wilson died from his injuries at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014.  Wilson was transported to a local hospital, yesterday after he attempted to hang himself.

The investigation continues.

 

***Original Release***

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Detention and Corrections Bureau

England Wilson (Attempted Suicide)
DOB: 12/22/1981
US Marshal Hold at Pinellas County Jail

What:
Detention Deputies responded to an attempted suicide of an inmate at the Pinellas County Jail. The inmate, who attempted to hang himself, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries and is currently in critical condition.

When:
The incident occurred at about 8:15 a.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014.

Where:
The incident occurred in a cell in the South Division area of the Pinellas County Jail located at  14400 49th Street North, Clearwater.

Why/How:
At about 8:15 a.m. on May 23, 2014, as detention deputies were getting inmates out to recreation, they discovered 32-year-old England Wilson hanging from his cell gate with a sheet tied around his neck. Deputies promptly cut the inmate from the sheet and began CPR. Medical staff responded and took over medical assistance.

Emergency Medical Services responded and Wilson was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is in critical condition.

Wilson was housed in a single cell in South Division of the Pinellas County Jail.

The investigation continues.

For information regarding Wilson’s charges please contact the US Marshals Service PIO.

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