Yadkin County detention officers helped save the life of an inmate who attempted suicide Monday afternoon.
On Monday at about 2:55 p.m., detention officers at the Yadkin County Detention Center discovered that a 26-year-old female inmate had attempted suicide, according to a news release Wednesday. The detention staff immediately rendered first aid and contacted Yadkin County Emergency Medical Services.
The inmate was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a local hospital where she is receiving medical treatment.
The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office has contacted the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to investigate the incident.