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October 20, 2017

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Coroner rules man’s death at county jail a suicide

An inmate who died Tuesday after hanging himself at the county jail has been identified as Dillon Hill, 25, of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said.

Hill was found unconscious in the shower at the Clark County Detention Center on Friday, Metro Police officials said. The coroner ruled his death a suicide.

An inmate alerted corrections officers about Hill, who was found in the jail’s South Tower showers, police said.

Officers and medical staff attempted to resuscitate Hill before he was taken to University Medical Center, police said. He died four days later.

Metro Police officials are investigating the death.

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