The male, Jose Ahismael Salgado, 28, of Houston, was found unresponsive and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition. Doctors pronounced him dead today (Dec. 9). His cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Brooks and Officer R. Olive reported:
Mr. Salgado attempted to commit suicide by hanging in a cell at the central jail on Dec. 6. Jailers were alerted to the incident, immediately began CPR and called HFD emergency personnel, who then took Salgado to the hospital.