SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Safety says an inmate at the Woodbury County Jail has died by strangulation.
The agency says in a news release Tuesday that 32-year-old Thomas Huisman was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday and couldn’t be revived.
An autopsy showed he died of “asphyxiation by ligature,” and the death was classified as a suicide.
The Sioux City Journal reports Huisman is the second inmate found dead at the Woodbury County Jail this year. The other inmate died in March of a medical ailment.