Stories tagged with: Torin Dickie

February 14, 2011 - 6:10pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

Investigations into two recent suicides at the Licking County Jail have been completed.

Sheriff Randy Thorp says an internal investigation revealed that his staff followed policy and procedure concerning the two incidents.

An external review conducted by the Bureau of Adult Detention found there were not any violations of state minimum jail standards relative to the care of the inmates.

On January 29th  Torin Dickie of Newark was found dead in...

February 1, 2011 - 6:14pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of another jail inmate.

Sheriff Randy Thorp says 28-year-old Quichea Lewis of  Newark died Tuesday morning after attempting suicide by asphyxia in her cell.

Lewis was serving a five year sentence for aggravated robbery.

 Thorp says Lewis had given no indication to staff or other inmates that she was contemplating a suicide attempt.

On Saturday, deputies found 47-year-old...

January 31, 2011 - 12:14pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

A Licking County inmate serving a 180 day sentence for assault is found dead in his cell.

Sheriff Randy Thorp said 47-year-old Torin Dickie, of Newark, was found unresponsive in his cell around 7:43 Saturday night. Authorities said Dickie had tied a sheet around a sink spigot and hung himself by lying on the floor of his cell.

The inmate was last seen just after 7:15pm asleep in his bunk during a head count.

Deputies and nursing staff began immediate resuscitation efforts...

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