ECTOR COUNTY - Texas Rangers have confirmed their investigation into the death of an inmate in the Ector County Correction Center.
21-year-old Luis Chavez was being detained for illegal entry into the United States from Mexico.
The Texas Rangers confirm that on Sunday morning, Chavez was transported to a hospital for treatment and pronounced dead after a suicide attempt.
An autopsy report is pending from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.
Still no word yet from detention officials about the suicide.
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