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Jail inmate tries to hang himself

By Ben Roberts - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A teenaged inmate is in critical condition Thursday night, after trying to kill himself in the Dougherty County jail.

The Sheriff says 18-year-old Toney Irvin tried to hang himself in his cell late Thursday morning.

Irvin had been in the jail for a couple of days.

He was charged with gang participation and battery.

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