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Ward County inmate hangs self

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MINOT (AP) -- Ward County authorities say an inmate hanged himself in his cell.

Jail Commander Penny Erickson said 52-year-old Durwin Whitelightning was found about 6 a.m. Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Erickson said White Lightning had been booked into the jail about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on drug charges. Sheriff Vern Erck said Whitelightning used the sheet from his bed to hang himself.

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