By: L.N. Reklai

April 27, 2017 (Koror, Palau) Christin Santos, a 45 year old man from Ngerbeched who was arrested for disorderly conduct and terroristic threatening on Wednesday, was found hanging in his jail cell in Koror Jail early Thursday morning.


According to reports, around 5am some inmates noticed that he was unusually motionless in his cell.  They reported and the officers went into his cell and noticed a tie around his neck. He was immediately taken down and rushed to hospital. Attempts to revive him failed and he died thereafter.

Santos was picked up for being drunk and bothering at the Palau Community College dormitory area. He was taken into custody and was being held for 24 hours.

Mr. Santos has a number of cases pending against him including disorderly conduct and terroristic threatening and has been in custody a number of times for similar charges.

This incident is currently under investigation. [/restrict]