Dane County inmate attempts to hang himself

Dane County inmate attempts to hang himself

According to police, a Dane County inmate is being monitored after a suicide attempt Thursday night.

Dane County sheriff’s deputies were alerted to a suicide attempt around 10:50 p.m. by inmates at the Dane County Public Safety Building. According to a police report, Deputies entered the dorm and removed a ligature the inmate, 31, had around his neck.

The inmate was conscious and able to communicate with officers and paramedics. He was brought to the hospital and released after being evaluated.

He arrived at the jail less than a week ago, according to police.