St. Louis jail inmate hangs himself

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A St. Louis inmate is dead in an apparent suicide.

Authorities say 18-year-old Joshua Turner hanged himself in his cell at the City Workhouse.

Turner's body was found about 5 p.m. Monday. Investigators do not suspect foul play.

The workhouse serves as the city's medium security jail. The reason for Turner's incarceration wasn't immediately known.

Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

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