On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at approximately 6:30 p.m., an inmate in the Seabrook jail was discovered hanging in his cell by Seabrook police officers. Paramedics were called in to attend to the individual, however, he was pronounced dead on the scene.
The inmate has been identified as Richard Aycock, a twenty-seven year old, white male from Pearland, TX. Aycock was arrested on Friday, March 3, 2017 on a weapons charge.
The Harris County District Attorney’s Office and the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office were both notified. In addition, the Texas Rangers and the Seabrook Criminal Investigation Division are conducting an investigation into the death.
The investigation will determine the cause of death.