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Friday, January 20, 2012

Ryan Brunn Commits Suicide in his Jail Cell days After Pleading Guilty to the Murder of Jorelys Rivera, 7

The 20-year-old maintenance man sentenced to life in prison for beating and killing a 7-year-old girl, who was found in a trash bin has committed suicide in his jail cell.

Brunn was found unresponsive at the Jackson State Prison today and was later pronounced dead at a hospital, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported.

'I can confirm that Ryan Brunn did commit suicide,' said Kristen Stancil, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Corrections.

Brunn killed himself by hanging, a source told 11Alive News.

Ryan Brunn had pleaded guilty on Tuesday to several charges including murder and child molestation in the December 2 killing of Jorelys Rivera.

He responded 'Yes, sir,' when a judge asked if he was pleading guilty to several charges. The judge accepted his plea and sentenced him to life without parole. Read More

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