11/19/2015 – 5;51 pm
A 28-year-old Custar man was found dead in his cell in the Wood County jail Thursday morning. The Sheriff’s office reported that Wesley DeWitt was found unresponsive just before 5:00 am. Deputies and medical staff performed CPR and called an ambulance but despite efforts, DeWitt was pronounced dead at the jail.
The body was taken to Lucas County for an autopsy. The preliminary investigation does not indicate the death is suspicious or related to his custody. DeWitt was arrested on Monday on a felony drug abuse charge.Read More →