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Inmate attempts to hang himself at Grainger jail

June 3rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Morristown Citizen Tribune, a Grainger County Jail inmate used a bed sheet in an attempt to hang himself Tuesday morning.

Michael Hubbard's cell mate yelled a warning to the control room during the attempted suicide.  Jailers found Hubbard dangling with his feet barely touching the floor. The sheet was tied to the top bunk.

Jailers cut Hubbard down and called for medical help.

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