BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a noose found in Frederick County has now been found to have been to part of a man’s suicide attempt.
Deputies were called to Kirkland Drive and Wade Court in Ballenger Creek Meadows Monday morning after a caller found an electrical cord fashion into a noose hanging from a tree.
The sheriff’s office says the incident was documented following office procedure on hate crimes.
The sheriff’s office says deputies canvassed the neighborhood and talked with numerous people who were unable to provide any information.
However, a few hours later, the sheriff’s office says it received a follow-up call and was able to determine the noose was put in place by a man who attempted suicide by hanging himself.
The subject was transported to the hospital by deputies for an emergency evaluation.