Volusia County, FL-A jail inmate was found dead Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide by hanging. The man was found in his cell at the Volusia County Branch Jail at around 1:45 AM.
Officials identified the man as 52-year-old Thomas Loncala of Ormond Beach. He was pronounced dead at 2:12 by a doctor.
He was found with a bed sheet wrapped around his neck and tied to a shelf. The correctional officer tried life-saving measures at the scene.
An autopsy will be conducted to determine an official cause of death.
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