An Auburn man found hanging in his cell at the Allen County Jail last weekend committed suicide, the Allen County coroner ruled Wednesday.
Craig Mitchell Schowe, 46, was found about 11:20 a.m. Saturday and taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and coroner’s office.
He died Monday by asphyxia due to hanging and the manner of his death was ruled a suicide, according to the coroner.
Schowe, who according to the sheriff’s department was alone in his cell, had been facing charges of dealing a controlled substance, corrupt business influence and theft, officials said.
The case remains under investigation by Allen County police and the coroner.