Oneida Co. Jail inmate dies by suicide
By Star Journal Staff
UPDATE: The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the inmate who died by suicide in the jail last week. Deceased is Gavin Wallmow, age 20 of Rhinelander.
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has reported the death of an inmate. According to a press release, at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, July 8 corrections officers noticed an inmate attempting to take his or her own life.
Rhinelander Fire Department medics were called and corrections officers and medics reportedly attempted to save the individual’s life. The inmate was transported to Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital where the inmate died.
The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office and the Oneida County medical Examiner’s Office are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has been notified and is conducting an administrative review, while the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an internal review of the incident.
The deceased name is being withheld pending notification of family.