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August 16, 2016

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Attempted Suicide Boulder County Jail

Attempted Suicide Boulder County Jail

Boulder County, Colo. - On
August 15, 2016 at about 5:50 pm a 29-year old female inmate
was discovered unconscious in her cell at the Boulder County Jail, Women's
Module in what appeared to be an attempted suicide by hanging.
Deputies and medical staff initiated resuscitation efforts and
CPR was successful. American Medical
Response ambulance arrived within minutes and worked in conjunction
with jail staff, stabilizing a pulse and oxygen levels. The inmate
was transported to Boulder Community Hospital Foothills Campus for medical
evaluation. Her name is being withheld at this time, pending notification
of family.