Tyrrell was found hanging in his jail cell at around 8 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at around 8:30 p.m.
Tyrrell had been jailed since late May for violating probation for not returning from a work release program. He had been convicted of drug dealing, according to a WANE-TV news report.
Tyrrell's death remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff's Department and the coroner's office.