Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office investigating suicide at Cattaraugus County Jail

LITTLE VALLEY, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed they are investigating an apparent suicide at the Cattaraugus County Jail.

Jessica Schoup, 27, was found dead at the jail on Monday morning.

The Department of Corrections is also involved in the investigation.

Schoup had been indicted for third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance,  criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material and acting in a manner injurious to a child along with two other suspects earlier this month. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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