Incident With Suicidal Subject Ends Peacefully in Mercer County

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office was able to peacefully resolve a situation involving a suicidal subject this (Saturday) morning.

Officers were called to a residence in rural Mercer County where an individual was locked in a bathroom threatening self-harm.

With the assistance of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the subject was peacefully taken into custody and transported to a medical facility for evaluation.