County jail inmate dies of apparent suicide.

September 24, 2014

LUDINGTON — An inmate at the Mason County Jail died Tuesday afternoon, according to a press release from Sheriff Kim Cole. The sheriff reports at 5:08 p.m., sheriff’s office corrections officers were serving meals and found an inmate unresponsive. Three deputies initiated CPR and notified Life EMS ambulance.

The inmate, whose name is being withheld pending notification of extended family, was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

An investigation is on-going at this time by MCSO detectives.  Preliminary findings indicate the inmate took his own life, Cole stated.  An autopsy is scheduled for today at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

The inmate’s immediate family has been notified however extended family is still being notified.

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