FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Allen County Coroner’s Office has ruled that a man found hanging in his jail cell Sunday evening died from asphyxia and his death has been ruled a suicide.
Robert Stanley Tyrrell, 48, of Fort Wayne was pronounced dead at around 8:30 pm Sunday after being taken to St. Joseph Hospital after being found hanging from a bed sheet at around 8 pm.
Tyrrell had been jailed since late May for violating probation for not returning from a work release program. He had been convicted of drug dealing.
According to a news release issued by the coroner’s office, the death is still under investigation.