UPDATE Leon County Jail Inmate Death

By: LCSO Press Release; Eyewitness News, Julie Montanaro Email
By: LCSO Press Release; Eyewitness News, Julie Montanaro Email

UPDATED 4.28.2011 by Julie Montanaro

An autopsy completed Wednesday confirms Stephen Campbell died of asphyxiation, an LCSO Spokesman said.

MAJ Mike Wood says Campbell was in the general population and correctional officers there must make visual checks on each inmate every hour.

Leon County Jail Inmate Death

On April 26, 2011, at approximately 10:15 AM, Leon County Jail Inmate Stephen S. Campbell was found hanging in his cell. Correctional staff was making routine rounds within the pod when it was observed that Campbell had used a sheet to hang himself.

Correctional staff and Jail Medical staff responded immediately, however, Campbell was pronounced dead on scene by Medical staff. An autopsy will be conducted on April 27, 2011.

Stephen S. Campbell
DOB: 03/05/77
Booking date: 10/10/10
Charges: DUI, Possession of Cannabis, and Possession of Paraphernalia


Tallahassee, FL - An inmate at the Leon County jail is found dead from an apparent suicide.

Deputies say a correctional officer making routine rounds around 10 this morning found 34 year old Stephen Campbell unresponsive in his cell...

A Leon County Sheriff spokesperson says Campbell used a sheet to hang himself. An autospty is scheduled for tomorrow.

Campbell was serving time for DUI and posession of marijuana.

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