Prison inmate dies in apparent suicide

COLUMBIANA, Ala. (AP) - A federal inmate housed at the Shelby County Jail has died after he apparently hanged himself in his cell.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Wednesday, 21-year-old Luis Adrinol Diaz of Birmingham died Tuesday afternoon.

A correctional officer conducting a check on inmates found Diaz
unresponsive.

Diaz was booked into the jail on Oct. 2 by federal marshals. Its not immediately known why he was in custody

The U.S. Marshals Service and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation were called in to investigate.


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