Attempted Suicide In Police Cells

A 29 year old man was treated in hospital following an attempted suicide while in a cell at the Saskatoon Police Service overnight.

The man was brought in for intoxication and placed in a cell. Just after 3:30 a.m., immediately following a check by a commissionaire, the man was discovered by a police officer attempting to hang himself with his pants.

MD Ambulance was called and transported the man to hospital where he was treated and released from police custody.

(Occurrence Number: 2008-20566)