Mecklenburg County, North Carolina – An investigation is underway after a 31-year-old woman died Wednesday night while in custody at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
The resident was found unanswered around 6:20 p.m. in her cell at the remand prison infirmary located on East Fourth Street in Charlotte. The medical staff started conducting CPR, and the nurse called 9-1-1.
At about 6:36 p.m., Charlotte’s fire service arrived, followed by a medic and continued CPR, connected IV and introduced an automatic external defibrillator, according to the sheriff’s office.
At 7:05 p.m., officials pronounced the woman dead.
“Words cannot express the destruction from the loss of a resident so soon after the shooting involving one of our deputies and now the emotional trauma of the staff. We are saddened to announce this death, “said Sheriff Harry McFadden.
According to a press release, on January 30, 2022, the resident was taken into custody at the Central Detention Center of Mecklenburg County. She has not called or received legal or professional visits since that date.
The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office will not release the name of the resident until the family is notified.
The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) will conduct a thorough investigation as a forensic examination establishes the cause of death.
The prisoner died at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, which sparked an investigation
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