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Death Row Inmate Attempts Suicide at Varner Unit

GOULD, Ark. - Arkansas State Police (ASP) confirm Don Davis, one of the death row inmates up for execution last year, attempted suicide yesterday at Varner Unit. 

The Arkansas Department of Corrections has confirmed that he was taken to the hospital. 

ASP confirm that ADC and medical staff responded to the incident involving Davis.

Authorities have yet to comment on his condition. 

ASP say the incident happened around 4 p.m.

Police say there were witnesses (correction staff) at the time of the incident, and ASP will conducting interviews on this matter. 

 


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