Jail Suicide ID

A 21-year-old man who committed suicide in the Buffalo County Jail Monday afternoon has been identified as Kelly D. Johnson.
Buffalo County Sheriff Michael Schmidtknecht said Johnson was found in his jail cell Monday afternoon, dead of apparent suicide by asphyxiation.

Johnson was formerly from Pierce County, Wis., and had been living recently in rural Arcadia, where he was picked up on a probation hold from Pierce County, according to Schmidtknecht.

Emergency responders tried to revive Johnson without success and he was pronounced dead at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Wabasha where he was rushed by ambulance.

The death remained under investigation.

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Locations : Pierce County
People : Kelly D. JohnsonMichael Schmidtknecht
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