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Long Co. prisoner dead after apparent suicide
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          An Indiana man who was being held in the Long County Jail died Friday after an apparent suicide.

          According to Sgt. JD Campbell of the Ludowici Police Department, he was dispatched to the jail at about 11:37 A.M. on Dec. 26. When he arrived at the cell of Robert Wayne Saylor, he found the inmate hanging from the showerhead. Campbell said Saylor was suspended in the air by a black string around his neck. He appeared to be unconscious.          Campbell said that he lifted the inmate off the floor and called for the dispatcher on duty, Alan Rhoden, to come and assist him in freeing the prisoner from the string.          Rhoden and Ludowici/Long County Firefighter David Parker, who also was at the police/fire department, began administering CPR to Saylor.          According to Campbell, a Long County EMS unit arrived on the scene as Rhoden and Parker administered CPR. The EMS personnel transported Saylor to Liberty Regional Medical Center Hospital in Hinesville, where he was pronounced dead.          The incident was turned over to LPD Chief of Police Richard Robertson, who has contacted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to assist with the investigation.
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