|Updated: 1/13/2012 5:13 pm
||Published: 1/13/2012 5:11 pm
MALVERN, AR – The Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate was found dead in his jail cell Friday morning.
The sheriff’s office says that it appears 45-year-old Robert Parrish hung himself with his bedding material from the top bunk of his bunk bed. In reviewing the incident, including surveillance video, the sheriff’s office says that there was no suspicious activity by anyone, including Parrish.
Parrish was arrested by the Rockport Police Department on Thursday and was booked into the Hot Spring County Detention Center on a misdemeanor.
Parrish’s body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner for an autopsy.