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Employee found dead at Toledo Jeep plant

WTOL 11 reports suicide only in the event of it being in a public place.
Credit: WTOL

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo police are investigating a death at the Jeep paint shop, officers confirmed Tuesday. Police believe it was self-inflicted. 

WTOL 11 is not reporting the victim's name out of respect for their family. However, officers say a 60-year-old was found unconscious and not breathing at around 4 p.m. Monday.

Jodi Tenson from Stellantis released the following statement:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of a Toledo Assembly Plant employee who was found deceased at the plant around 4 p.m. on Monday. Production was not running at the time. We are cooperating with the Toledo Police Department in their investigation and have made arrangements to provide counseling support for our employees. We are not confirming the name of the victim or any other details out of respect for the family. Second shift on the Gladiator side of the Toledo Assembly Complex was canceled Monday night.”

The incident remains under investigation. WTOL 11 reports suicide only in the event of it being in a public place.

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255.