Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Gainesville Murder Suspect Found Dead In Jail Cell

POSTED: 1:15 pm EDT July 3, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A Gainesville man accused of fatally stabbing his wife was found dead in his jail cell.

Authorities said 64-year-old Leroy Leadingham apparently hung himself with a bedsheet before he was found Monday morning.

Leadingham was arrested June 21 in connection with his wife's death.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the death at the jail.

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