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Coconino County sheriff: Jail inmate found dead in apparent suicide was trespassing defendant


FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Coconino County authorities say a jail inmate found dead of an apparent suicide was a 39-year-old defendant in a misdemeanor trespassing case.

The Sheriff's Office says Alvin Franklin apparently hung himself with a bed sheet while in his one-inmate cell. He was found early Sunday during a security check.

According to the Sheriff's Office, no foul play is suspected.

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