February 27, 2014 at 10:38 am

Wayne County prisoner hangs himself

Detroit — Officials are looking into the death of a prisoner at the Wayne County Jail who was found hanged early Thursday morning.

The incident occurred some time between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday.

Mary Mazur, a spokeswoman for the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, said Thursday morning the individual was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital.

“However, the body has not been released to us yet,” Mazur said. “Once that happens, an autopsy will be scheduled and we will work to obtain formal identification of the individual.”

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