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Inmate Dies Following Suicide Attempt

Updated: 04/03/2014 3:02 PM
Created: 04/03/2014 3:01 PM WDIO.com

A woman has died five days after attempting suicide in the Koochiching County Jail.

Sheriff Brian Jespersen said Kathryn Schneider, 28, was found hanging from a bed sheet in her cell on March 25 at about 9:43 p.m.  Corrections officers and an International Falls Police Officer performed CPR.

Schneider was taken to the Rainy Lake Medical Center in International Falls and then transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, where she died on March 30.

Jespersen said no procedures were violated and no changes have been made following the incident.

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