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Autopsy: Potter County inmate died from suicide

Texas Rangers investigating death of 22-year-old Daniel Martinez in Potter County Detention Center (Source: Potter County Detention Center) Texas Rangers investigating death of 22-year-old Daniel Martinez in Potter County Detention Center (Source: Potter County Detention Center)
POTTER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

Officials have released more information on the inmate who died in the Potter County Detention Center on Tuesday.

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Potter County Sheriff's Office officials say 22-year-old Daniel Martinez died in the jail around 10:00 p.m.

According to jail records, he was behind bars for probation violation of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

An autopsy revealed that Martinez died from suicide by self-asphyxia. 

The Texas Rangers are now handling the investigation. 

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