Jail death consistent with hanging
Kenneth Cardero Smith, 20, Beloit, was found hanging from a bed sheet in his cell at 11:34 p.m. Monday, according to the coronerís office.
An autopsy was conducted Tuesday afternoon at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison.
Toxicology results are pending.
Smith had been held in jail on $750 cash bond since Jan. 28 on a charge of second-degree reckless injury.
Last updated: 9:36 am Thursday, December 13, 2012