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January 24, 2018 11:42 am

Laura Williams
Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations

VOLUSIA COUNTY BRANCH JAIL INMATE FOUND DEAD EARLY TODAY OF APPARENT SUICIDE

Volusia County sheriff’s detectives responded to the Volusia County Branch Jail early today after an inmate was discovered hanging in his jail cell.

The inmate, identified as Douglas F. Robinson, no permanent address, was found by his cellmate, who returned from work duties about 2 a.m., hanging by a bed sheet. Multiple officers performed CPR on the inmate until EVAC arrived and transported him to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, where he was pronounced deceased at 3:04 a.m.

Robinson was 23; DOB: 10/06/94.

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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