OCSO Investigating After Inmate Commits Apparent Suicide In Cell
The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office said an investigation is underway after an inmate committed apparent suicide in his cell.
According to the report, staff found 33-year-old Ryan Melton hanged in his cell and unresponsive around 10:43 a.m. Friday, September 27. Melton was pronounced dead around 11:30 a.m.
According to the sheriff's office, Melton was in his cell alone.
The sheriff's office said Melton was booked into the jail on June 6, 2019 on a warrant for second degree burglary.