A Smith County jail inmate who has been jailed since March 6 of this year on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child committed suicide overnight.
Kerry Deon Winston, age 42, of Tyler, was found hanging in his cell. EMS was contacted and arrived at the jail at 3:53 a.m. CPR was being administered to Mr. Winston by jail personnel prior to EMS arriving at the jail. The inmate was alive but unresponsive at that time. Winston later died after being transported by EMS.