Bexar County Jail inmate accused of child sexual assault commits suicide, BCSO says

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – A 35-year-old man booked on a charge of child sexual assault has died by suicide, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

BCSO says a detention deputy was conducting an observation check March 26 when he discovered Mark Reid trying to commit suicide.  The deputy tried to perform life-saving measures and called for assistance. but Reid was pronounced dead just before midnight.

Reid had been at the Bexar County Jail since November on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child.  Bond was set at $200,000.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, Internal Affairs, and the Public Integrity Unit are conducting an investigation.

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