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Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation Statement Regarding the Death of Tyler Tessier

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation Statement Regarding the Death of Tyler Tessier:

"This morning inmate Tyler Tessier was woken up at 4:00 a.m. to prepare for court.  He took a shower until approximately 4:15 a.m.  He returned to his cell to dress and was observed there during the 4:36 a.m. round.  Breakfast was then served at 4:45 a.m.  During the next round at 4:55 a.m. he was discovered hanging in his cell.  He had tied a bedsheet around the edge of the top bunk and the other end around his neck.  The officer untied the end around the inmate’s neck and immediately began life-saving measures.  A medical emergency was called and medical staff responded to assist.  Medical assistance was provided until EMS arrived and took over life-saving measures at 5:13 a.m.  Inmate Tessier could not be revived and at 5:32 a.m. EMS terminated resuscitation."    






 All inquiries at this time should be directed to:



Susan K. Malagari, Warden

Detention Services Division

Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

Whelan Lane

Boyds, Maryland 20841

240-773-9700




Note: The Montgomery County Police Department - Major Crimes Division is conducting the death investigation.

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Release ID: 18-373
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: death-investigation, uncategorized