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UPDATE: Medical examiner releases name of inmate who died in the Forest County Jail this weekSubmitted: 03/23/2018
UPDATE: Medical examiner releases name of inmate who died in the Forest County Jail this week
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

CRANDON - UPDATE (3/23/18): The Forest County Medical Examiner released the name of the inmate who died in the Forest County Jail earlier this week. 

The Forest County Sheriff's Officer said a man committed suicide Wednesday morning. 

An autopsy showed 44-year-old William Zastawniak died by hanging. 

He was facing three child sexual assault charges. 

The medical examiner is still waiting on toxicology results. 

The death is still under investigation.



An inmate in the Forest County Jail committed suicide Wednesday morning. 

According to a press release from the Forest County Sheriff's Office, jail staff found the man shortly after 6:30 a.m.

Staff and EMT's from the Crandon Area Rescue Squad tried to save him. 

The death is under investigation with the help of the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and the Forest County Medical Examiner's Office. 


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