Prison Suicides & Deaths

Manatee County Jail Inmate Hangs Self on Same Day He Was Booked For Parole Violation

Spencer Wade Cavey was booked into the Manatee County Jail on November 8 for parole violations. Correctional officers found him hanging by a sheet in his cell, but still alive. He was rushed off to the hospital but gave up the ghost on November 12 – four days after his arrest.

Cavey Attempted Suicide on the Day He Was Booked Into Manatee County Jail

Thirty-year-old Cavey was first arrested and convicted of stealing in June 2015. He was placed on supervision for 36 months but violated his parole in February 2016.

He was jailed for less than two weeks for this violation at the Manatee County Jail. But he violated his parole for the second time and was arrested and booked into the Manatee jail on November 8 from where he attempted suicide.

The Manatee County Jail Sheriff’s Office disclosed that Cavey failed to leave any note explaining his suicide attempt. He was the only one held inside his cell. Further investigations have been slated to be conducted into his death. But his family has already commenced funeral plans for the deceased.

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Family Shares Funeral Details for the Deceased

According to his family, Cavey was born on July 27, 1987, and lived most of his life in Manatee County. He attended the Palmetto High School and the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. He is survived by parents Marvin and Sherry Cavey and wife Courtney. He is also survived by brothers Jake and Austin, grandparents, and a large extended family.

Obituary published on The Bradenton Herald indicated mourners paid their last respects to Cavey at the Groover Funeral Home in the evening of November 16. Instead of bringing flowers to his funeral, Cavey’s family requests wellwishers to make donations to Faith Farms in the decead’s memory.

Friends and wellwishers have continued to pour out tributes to Specer Wade Cavey. Many remembered him for his smile and many others relieved the memories that they all shared together.

Charles Omedo has a degree in Mass Communication and a PGD in Digital Communication. He worked as a newspaper/magazine reporter and editor for many years. Now, he writes daily news articles for private clients. Charles has written for US/UK/Canadian/Indian clients on various niches. He currently writes prison news for loved ones of inmates on the Prison Rideshare Network.