Redmond PD investigating apparent suicide attempt at Deschutes Co. Jail

The Central Oregon Major Incident Team was called in to investigate an apparent suicide attempt at the Deschutes County Jail on Thursday night, according to Sgt. Jayson Janes with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.

At around 7:00 p.m., deputies conducting rounds at the jail found an inmate unresponsive in his cell. The deputies called an ambulance and began life saving efforts.

The inmate was transported to St. Charles where he’s being treated for his injuries.

The investigation is being led by detectives from the Redmond Police Department. Janes did not provide any further information.


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