FRESNO COUNTY (KFSN) -- An inmate who was accused of stabbing a correctional officer was found dead Tuesday in the Fresno County jail.
Investigators said Daniel Telles killed himself in his cell and his body was found hanging from a sheet with a suicide note nearby.
Telles was 27-years-old, he was a suspect in an officer-involved shooting in February. Police said he pointed a gun at officers.
According to Sheriff Margaret Mims, on Saturday, Telles stabbed a correctional officer behind the ear and he was placed in an isolated cell where he took his own life.
Sheriff Mims said the officer is okay.
Fresno County inmate who attacked correctional officer committed suicide in cell
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