A female inmate at the King County Jail in Seattle died last night, according to the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention.
The 32-year old Seattle woman was found unresponsive by jail staff during a head count at 6:54 am. Officers immediately called Jail Health staff as well as 911. Jail Health staff responded, but the woman was pronounced dead at 6:56 am.
The woman had been booked into the jail on multiple misdemeanor charges on Jan. 25.
A determination on the cause and manner of the woman’s death is pending from the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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