Linn County inmate dies in apparent suicide

Joseph Hadley, 46, of Albany was found dead alone in his cell.

Posted: Apr 12, 2019 2:52 PM
Updated: Apr 12, 2019 2:58 PM

ALBANY, Ore. -- A Linn County inmate died in an apparent suicide Thursday night, Sheriff Jim Yon said.

Joseph Hadley, 46, of Albany was found dead alone in his cell at about 11:30 p.m. Deputies began CPR and called for medics. The Albany Fire Department responded but attempts to save his life were unsuccessful, Yon said.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigating with the Linn County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Hadley was in custody for numerous drug charges, felon in possession of restricted weapons and two holds for Marion County, Yon said.

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