A grand jury has declined to issue any criminal charges in the hanging death of a southern Ohio jail inmate, even though a county coroner had ruled the death a homicide.


Members of a southern Ohio sheriff's department have sued their county's coroner over her homicide finding in a jail inmate's death. The Brown County sheriff's office says the inmate hanged himself in his cell last year.


John Bean Sr. lived in Charles County, Md. and died there in 1790. He may have been a descendant of one of the men named McBean who were deported from England after the Jacobite Rebellion in 1715.