FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer:
March 26th, 2008
Cpl. Kevin Tieman
Cass County Sheriff's Office
Cass County Sheriff Reviewing Inmate Suicide
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is reviewing a case of an inmate suicide inside the Cass County Jail. Benjamin Michael Cantwell, 31, of Belton Missouri was found hanging in his cell around noon by other inmates who contacted deputies in the jail. Cass County Deputies attempted CPR without success.
Cantwell was being held on a no bond probation violation.
The body was released to the Jackson County Medical Examiner.