NEWTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Waterbury man who died while in custody died by suicide, according to the Connecticut Medical Examiner’s Office.
Trevor Watson, 26, died by hanging, according to the agency. He was pronounced dead at 4:28 p.m. at a local hospital.
Watson was found in his cell at about 4 p.m. by a correctional staff member who was conducting a routine tour at the Garner Correctional Institution, according to the department.
Officials said Watson was transferred from New Haven Correctional Center on Sept. 6 to Garner Correctional Institution.
The Connecticut Department of Correction’s security division and Connecticut State Police are investigating his death.