Woman Inmate Dies At Wayne County Jail

The State Bureau of Investigation has been called in after an inmate died at the Wayne County jail this morning.

Deputies say Karen Jones, who was serving a seven day sentence for DW,I became ill around 6:00 a.m. Detention officers called EMS, but the 21-year-old woman was pronounced dead when they arrived.

Major Tom Effler says they believe the woman died from natural causes, but any jail death is investigated by the SBI.


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