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Apparent Suicide Under Investigation At Westchester County Jail

Westchester County Jail hadn't had a suicide since 2004, the Journal News reported, but that statistic may have changed this past week.
Westchester County Jail hadn't had a suicide since 2004, the Journal News reported, but that statistic may have changed this past week. Photo Credit: Westchester County Department of Corrections

VALHALLA, N.Y. -- An inmate at the Westchester County jail was found dead in his cell of an apparent suicide on Thursday, lohud.com reports.

Alex Fusco, a 26-year-old Mamaroneck resident, was a 2008 alumnus of Mamaroneck High who had a prior criminal record, according to lohud.com. Corrections officials with the jail are investigating what would be the first suicide there in over a decade.

Fusco had been arrested by Harrison police -- charged with larceny and drug possession -- and taken to the county jail, lohud.com reported.

You can read the lohud.com article here.

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