Inmate passes away 1/15/13

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Jail inmate passes after suicide try

Michael Wayne Goforth, age 35, passed away Sunday at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

Funeral services at Wells Funeral Home are set or Thursday at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends beginning Thursday at 11 a.m.

Authorities said Goforth, a state inmate, had attempted to hang himself in a cell.

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He was found about 3 p.m. January 7 and transported to the Med.