Oneida County Jail Inmate Suicide Being Investigated
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an inmate suicide at the Oneida County Jail.
According to Undersheriff Robert Swenszkowski, more details will be released on the situation, but currently the Sheriff's Office is coordinating with the Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office on the investigation.
The inmate that took his own life has been identified as 49-year-old Bill Leyva. Leyva was recently charged with a Criminal Sexual Act in the 2nd Degree for allegedly abusing a boy under the age of 15 in the Town of Florence back in August.
We will continue to provide more details as they become available.