Detainee Found Dead in Lubbock Jail Cell - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/19/08

Detainee Found Dead in Lubbock Jail Cell

An investigation is underway Sunday after Lubbock Police Officers found a detainee dead in the city's holding facility Saturday night.

Police say 37-year-old Monte Lee Jordan was arrested for public intoxication. He was found hanging from a telephone cord in a cell inside the city jail around 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police are calling it a suicide.

 

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