Police investigating attempted suicide in Prosser jail

Police investigating attempted suicide in Prosser jail
PROSSER POLICE NEWS RELEASE -- The Prosser Police Department is investigating an attempted suicide that occurred in a jail cell at the Prosser Police Department.

A 32 year old Hispanic male attempted to hang himself using a blanket tied to a cell door. An alert staff member observed the male struggling with the blanket and called Sergeant Blackburn to investigate.

Sergeant Blackburn was able to remove the unconscious male from the blanket. Sergeant Blackburn and Officer Ohler assisted the male and he regained consciousness.

The Hispanic male was transported by ambulance to the Prosser Memorial Hospital for observation.