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Inmate dies after hanging at Allen County Jail

A 48-year-old Fort Wayne man hanged himself Sunday at the Allen County Jail, according to a statement issued Monday by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

Robert Stanley Tyrrell was pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m. at a Fort Wayne hospital, the coroner’s office said.

It said he was found hanging in his jail cell.

His death was ruled a suicide and remains under investigation.