Inmate Attempts Suicide at Montgomery County Jail

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The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, The Texas Ranger’s and The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office are currently investigating an attempted suicide that occurred at the Montgomery County Jail.

At approximately 4:00 pm Saturday, 31 year old Johnny Isabel Valdez Jr., who was incarcerated for a misdemeanor theft, was found hanging in his cell during a routine cell check. A Sheriff’s Deputy found Inmate Valdez hanging by a sheet that he had tied around his neck.

First aid was administered by Sheriff’s Office Staff and he was transported to an area hospital where he is in critical condition.