Inmate Injured at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in Suicide Attempt

Apr 05, 2023 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Detention deputies responded and nurses treated an inmate who jumped from the second story tier in a suicide attempt Wednesday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services paramedics took over treatment and transported the 25-year-old inmate to the hospital.


The inmate was in jail charged with a crime in Rutherford County. He is from East Tennessee.

A routine investigation is underway.

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