2nd Marion County Jail suicidal inmate dies

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According to our news gathering partners at the Hannibal Courier-Post, another Marion County Jail inmate has died.

Charles Whitley, 50 of Hannibal, was found unresponsive after attempting suicide on May 15th.

Whitley was found hanging in his cell around 11:45 p.m. He remained unresponsive as he was treated at Hannibal Regional and then at Blessing Hospital.

Timothy Brokes committed suicide on May 17th. He also hanged himself in his cell and was pronounced deceased on scene.

According to the Hannibal Courier-Post, both men were in neighboring cells and were able to communicate with eachother.

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