Allen County Jail inmate's death ruled a suicide

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A coroner says an Allen County Jail inmate found hanged in his cell committed suicide.

The Allen County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating the death of 48-year-old Robert Stanley Tyrrell. He was found dead in his cell Sunday night. The Journal Gazette reports he was set to plead guilty to a felony charge of failure to return to lawful detention in September.

The last person to commit suicide at the jail in Fort Wayne was a 46-year-old man who hanged himself in 2012.

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