Inmate Who Committed Suicide Identified

Sep 9, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KBTX-TV Bryan

Mitchell James Byron is the Willis man found hanging in a Montgomery County jail shower by a bed sheet. via KBTX-TV Bryan

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Concerned

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Sep 16, 2007
 

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Mitchell James Byron (MJ to those who love him) deserves to have other things said about him other than his last act on earth. MJ had three strikes against him before he was born. MJ was a devoted relative to his family. He had the heart of an angel. He was introduced to very bad things by people who raised him. He was an adult and knew right from wrong, but he SUFFERED an illness which prevented him from acting on impulse. MJ had been in some trouble with Montgomery County before. Let me put this out there... If Montgomery County Jail is willing to advertise the number of times MJ had been in their custody, why are they not advertising that this was not his first attempt in their custody? Why are they not advertising that this was a successful attempt after SEVERAl in their custody? A quote in a local newspaper (the Courier) stated that if a person wants to kill themselves badly enough, they will find a way. The article also read that the only true way to prevent this from happening is to take everything from them, including their clothing. So why didn't they? If you give someone tools, will they not use them? If someone just two weeks before attempts suicide by cutting their wrists, do you only take away sharp objects? Did he not prove he was serious the first attempt? Did he not prove he was serious the first few attempts in their custody? I understand that the jail personnel cannot watch every inmate ALL THE TIME. But couldn't this have been prevented... I believe when it is a person's time, it is their time. But I also believe in prevention. Montgomery County failed in prevention. MJ, we love you and will miss you terribly. We are so glad you are no longer suffering. We hope you felt the love we have for you while you were on this earth. We hope you feel it now. Watch over us. We love you.
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MJ was my cousin and best friend. I want to thank you for your concern.
Catherine

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May 26, 2009
 
Thank You wrote:
MJ was my cousin and best friend. I want to thank you for your concern.
The Montgomery County Sheriffs Dept. is incompetent. Sorry for your loss!
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Catherine wrote:
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The Montgomery County Sheriffs Dept. is incompetent. Sorry for your loss!
Thanks again for your apology and the addition of humor.
mR c

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Feb 20, 2011
 
Typical, blame someone else. He saved us taxpayers a lot of money.
trw

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Nov 22, 2011
 
mR c
You are obviously a heartless piece of wasted flesh. He was someones son , someones brother. God forbid something ever happens to one of your loved ones like that I would hate to think that you would have that inconsideration towards them.
Noo

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Dec 8, 2011
 
One less Thug in the world!
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Dec 21, 2011
 
To all that have something negative to say, fck off. My brother is a personality that is one in a million and you'd be BLESSED to even touch that with a ten foot pole. Yeah, he had some issues, but you don't know a damn thing about him. Grow up. Seriously.
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Dec 21, 2011
 
Btw, whoever 'concerned' is...thank you.
Dubb

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Dec 23, 2011
 
Noo, u must fear thugs,you should fear none that way you no labels to put on anyone this man may have been like many others,innocent..so this is really sad and my heart goes out to fam.
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Dec 24, 2011
 
Dubb wrote:
Noo, u must fear thugs,you should fear none that way you no labels to put on anyone this man may have been like many others,innocent..so this is really sad and my heart goes out to fam.
You're right.... And yes he did have a heart of gold<3

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