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Jail Emergency


Detention Officers, at the Pratt County Jail, responded to an inmate hanging in a cell this afternoon at approximately 1:40 p.m.


Pratt County Emergency Services were called and the inmate was taken to Pratt Regional Medical Center and then transferred to a Wichita hospital.


The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident and no other details will be released by the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office.