Young was booked into the Butler County Jail on Jan. 14 for a probation violation.
Young was arrested in September 2016 for drug charges involving marijuana and a needle. She pleaded guilty to attempted possession of drug abuse instruments and was placed on two years’ probation, according to court records.
According to Bucheit, Young was not on suicide watch. She was housed in a cell with another inmate who was in court at the time of the incident.
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“It is a tragedy,” he said. “Our condolences go out to the family.”
According to this new organization’s records, that last suicide death in the Butler County Jail was in July 2012.