Inmate hangs self in Benton Co. Jail
The sheriff's office said Christopher M. Britton, 29, of Richland could not be revived.
The Tri-City Herald reported that he said he was suicidal when he was jailed Saturday on outstanding arrest warrants. He was placed in a safety room and was alive at a safety check at 7:08 p.m. Monday but hanging 20 minutes later.
KNDU reported that he tore a piece off a blanket to use as a noose.
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