September 18, 2023

St. Tammany Inmate Hospitalized Following Apparent Suicide Attempt

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office reports that an inmate from the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center is hospitalized following an apparent suicide attempt.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Sunday (September 17, 2023), an STPSO Correctional deputy located 53 year-old Ronald Willette, Jr. attempting to hang himself in a top tier of the maximum security quarantine dorm where he was being housed. He was awaiting trial on a charge of Aggravated Crimes Against Nature - Victim Under 13 Years of Age.

Correctional deputies provided life saving measures, and he was breathing and had a strong pulse when emergency medical personnel arrived to transport him. Willette remains in a local hospital and is listed as being in critical but stable condition.

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