Sheriff: Female juvenile survives suicide attempt at Juvenile Center

The Vigo County Sheriff confirmed a female juvenile attempted suicide at the Juvenile Center Thursday morning.

Posted: Feb 13, 2020 1:56 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2020 6:50 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A high school-aged girl is expected to survive after an attempted hanging at the Vigo County Juvenile Center, according to Sheriff John Plasse.

Emergency responders were called to the facility around 10:30 Thursday morning. Sheriff Plasse explained a detention officer saw the girl and was able to get her help.

She was transported to a local hospital and is expected to be "okay."

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, help is available through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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