Jailers Say Inmate Hanged Himself

Nashville (AP) -- A jail inmate in Nashville was found hanged in his cell over the weekend.

Spokeswoman Karla Crocker of the Davidson County Sheriff's Office says guards doing a routine cell check shortly after noon Sunday found the 52-year-old man dead with a bedsheet around his neck, tied to the bars of the cell door.

His name wasn't immediately released.

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