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Inmate Dies Following Suicide Attempt at Gaines County Jail

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NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY – A Gaines County Jail inmate has died after attempting suicide.

The incident happened on Sunday at the Gaines County Law Enforcement Center.

We're told that 18-year-old Abel Marroquin Vasquez from Seagraves was attempting suicide by hanging.

Officials say that Vasquez was taken to Memorial Hospital and then taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

We're told that Vasquez died on Monday.

Texas Rangers are investigating the case.

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