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Man attempted suicide in Riverton Police Jail Cell

(Riverton, Wyo.) - Riverton Police Captain Eric Murphy reported that a 50-year-old Ethete man who was arrested on a contempt of court warrant apparently tried to hang himself in his jail cell on Saturday. Murphy would not disclose what the man used in the attempt, but he said after the man was found, he was rushed to the hospital and then taken by air-ambulance to a hospital in Casper for specialized care. He said the RPD is reviewing video of the incident and other details are being withheld pending that review. "This is still under investigation," he said. #county10 #news