Elmore jail inmate hangs himself

WETUMPKA—An Elmore County Jail inmate hung himself Monday night, according to Sheriff Bill Franklin.

Roger Leland Skinner, 28, of Wetumpka, was found hanging in his cell abut 8:30 p.m., the sheriff said. He was placed in the jail Saturday on charges of burglary and theft, jail records show.

Skinner had been on the phone before going up to his cell, Franklin said. A Bible study was going on in the open area of the housing pod at the time.   More... 

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