The Columbus Police Department is investigating a death at the Bartholomew County Youth Services Center. On Tuesday night, officers were dispatched to the facility at 2350 Illinois Avenue at approximately 10:25 p.m. after receiving a call about a juvenile male who tried to hang himself.
Officers along with paramedics and Columbus firefighters administered aid to the juvenile who was later pronounced dead.
An autopsy on the juvenile is scheduled for late Wednesday.
The identity of the youth has not yet been released.