FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Tuesday, the coroner identified the inmate who died by suicide two days after officers found him unconscious at the Allen County Jail.
The man attempted suicide Wednesday morning, and confinement officers found him unconscious. He had been taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
A spokesperson with the sheriff’s department said the inmate was pronounced dead Friday.
The Allen County Coroner identified the man as 35-year-old Jonathan Michael Ohlwine. The coroner determined complications of ligature compression of the neck caused his death, and the coroner ruled the manner of death to be suicide.
The investigation is ongoing, and a separate investigation is being conducted by Indiana State Police as part of standard procedure.