An inmate in the Guilford County jail has died, the second suicide in a county detention center in less than a month.

36-year old Kent Fulton Gilliland of Julian died Friday following a suicide attempt, Sheriff D.H. Rogers said. The sheriff's office released few details

Gilliland was in jail awaiting court appearances this month on multiple theft-related charges.

His death by suicide is the second at a Guilford jail in less than a month.

Earlier in February, 58-year-old Herbert Junior Wilson died after being hospitalized after authorities said he attempted to hang himself.

Wilson had been jailed on charges of attempted arson and trespassing. He had been incarcerated at the High Point jail.

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