Deputies start death investigation after inmate found dead

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WOOD COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Wood County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate.

According to a release, deputies were called to the Wood County Jail that an inmate attempted suicide at 2:30 Friday morning.

When deputies got there, they found Eric Casperson, 32 of Marshfield, and were unable to attempt lifesaving efforts.

Deputies say they are still going to be investigating the incident and an autopsy will be done.

He had been in Wood County custody since Feb. 27.