Volusia County Inmate Dies From Apparent Suicide

suit over jail meals
Posted at 4:09 PM, Oct 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-29 12:17:00-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at the Volusia County Jail has died from an apparent suicide.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that 29-year-old Vincent Tarvin was found hanging from his bunk by a tied sheet Monday night.

Corrections staffers were able to resuscitate him and he was taken to a hospital in Daytona Beach.

But he remained unconscious and died Wednesday night.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says a preliminary investigation hasn't shown anything suspicious and that the death appears to be a suicide.

Court records show he was arrested for possession of cannabis.

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.