Woman dies in custody at Weld County Jail – Colorado News

Woman dies in custody at Weld County Jail – Colorado News

A woman died overnight in the Weld County Jail, according to a Weld County Sheriff’s Office news release.

The woman, whose name was not released, was found unresponsive in her cell shortly before 6 a.m., and deputies called medical personnel while attempting life-saving techniques, according to the release.

The woman was declared dead at 6:45 a.m.

The Critical Incident Response Team is investigating, and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office will also conduct an internal investigation, according to the release.

Although family of the woman has been notified, the Sheriff’s Office says it won’t release the woman’s name until the Weld County Coroner’s Office determines the cause of death.

In its release, the Sheriff’s Office called the death a very unfortunate event, adding that no other information will be released at this time.


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