Client of Minnesota Sex Offender Program Commits Suicide

By KBJR News 1

Client of Minnesota Sex Offender Program Commits Suicide

August 5, 2013 Updated Aug 5, 2013 at 2:17 PM CST

Moose Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A client of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake is dead after an apparent suicide.

The Minnesota Department of Human Services says Friday's incident involving a 45-year-old man is the first of its kind ever in the program.

Officials say the suicide lead to a lockdown of the client's unit for about 12 hours.

"As a precaution and to provide for emergency response, a lockdown of the client’s unit occurred from approximately 6:20 p.m. Friday to 6:30 a.m. Saturday. At no time was security at the facility compromised," a statement from DHS officials said.

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