Inmate found dead in Montgomery County Jail

CONROE, TX Investigators say 32-year-old Douglas James Snyder was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Houston Chronicle reports sheriff's authorities say the homeless man, whose body was discovered around 5 p.m. Tuesday, apparently used a blanket to hang himself.

Snyder had been receiving medical attention for an undisclosed condition.

Conroe police on Sunday arrested Snyder on a felony theft charge. He also was wanted in Galveston County on a bond forfeiture charge.

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