Police investigating attempted suicide attempt at St. Joseph County Jail


An investigation is underway after police say an inmate attempted suicide at the St. Joseph County Jail.

Investigators say 31-year-old Charles Miller tried hanging himself in his cell Sunday evening.

Miller was taken to the hospital, where he was admitted in serious condition.

Miller had been at the jail on a preliminary charge of residential entry. He also had an outstanding warrant from Elkhart County.

St. Joseph County Metro Homicide is investigating, which is protocol when a jail inmate is injured or dies while in custody.

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