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The Red River County Sheriff’s Office has released a press statement announcing a 41-year-old male inmate was found dead while in their custody within the last 24 hours.

Sheriff Jimmy Caldwell said he had requested the aid of the Texas Rangers to investigate after jailers discovered the inmate unresponsive following a suspected suicide attempt.

County Jail Administrator Brian Armstrong said no further details were being released at this time due to the ongoing investigation. He said family members of the deceased have been notified.


Erin Jusseaume is a staff writer for The Paris News. She can be reached at 903-785-8744 or

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I was just wondering how the investigation turned out. I was told and had it confirmed that he was on 24/7 suicide watch and had been for a few weeks since entering red river county facilities. Is the investigation completed yet??

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