SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 64-year-old woman found dead in a cell at Sacramento County Main Jail had experienced an unspecified medical emergency.
The sheriff's office says guards discovered the dead inmate during a cell check early Tuesday.
The woman had been in custody since March 2 on felony domestic violence charges.
Coroner’s officials will determine the cause of death.
Authorities do not believe COVID-19 or foul play was a factor.
The woman’s identity was withheld pending family notification.