Inmate suicide; Police ID shooting victim

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A Cochise County jail inmate killed himself. 18-year-old Steven Townsend was awaiting trial on attempted murder.

He was accused of beating a 16-year-old with a wooden boarding and leaving him for dead in a wash near Sierra Vista.

Townsend hung himself in his cell with a makeshift noose.


Police have identified the victim in a shooting Monday night.

38-year-old Ricardo Hylton was shot and pushed out of a black Mercedes-Benz near river and oracle. Witnesses heard several gunshots.

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