- Associated Press - Thursday, July 28, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a county jail inmate died after being found hanging in his jail cell.

The sheriff’s office says 41-year-old Mickey Gene Wolfe Jr. of Wesley was found shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday hanging from a noose that had been made from a towel and tied to a bed. The sheriff’s office says Wolfe was alone in the cell.

Wolfe was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Wolfe was being held on charges of sexual assault.

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