Sheriff’s Office identifies Oneida County jail inmate who died by suicide
For the Tomahawk Leader
RHINELANDER – The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, July 12 identified the Oneida County jail inmate who died by suicide last week.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 10 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, corrections officers observed Gavin Wallmow, age 20, of Rhinelander, attempting to take his own life.
Rhinelander Fire Department medics were called, and corrections officers and medics attempted lifesaving measures, the Sheriff’s Office said. Wallmow was transported to Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, where he was pronounced dead.
The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office and the Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Office are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding incident. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections was notified and is conducting an administrative review, while the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an internal review of the incident.
No further details were released.