An Akron man being held on robbery and kidnapping charges died after hanging himself in a Medina County Jail cell, police said.
Michale Green, 18, died Wednesday night while being transported to Medina General Hospital.
According to Sheriff Neil Hassinger, Green had been held at the Medina County Jail since Oct. 10 after his arrest for robbing a convenience store in Harrisville Township. Green did not show signs of being suicidal during his stay, the sheriff said.
After eating dinner and speaking with corrections officers, Green was left alone in his cell. About 8:30 p.m., guards found Green with a towel around his neck tied to a window bar and leaning.
He left no note.
Hassinger said deputies revived Green, but he inmate died during the drive to the hospital.
Green also had burglary charges pending in Summit County.