An inmate at the Hood County Jail was found dead in his cell Thursday morning, officials said.
Curtis Allen Resecker, 38, died of a hanging, according to a news release from Lt. Johnny Rose, spokesman for the Hood County Sheriff’s Department. Officials were still investigating his death Friday.
Jailers found Resecker about 5 a.m. Thursday.
Resecker had been jailed since January, according to the news release. He was facing two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of deadly conduct, one count of retaliation and violation of a protective order out of Somervell County.
Somervell County inmates are held in Hood County.