Female inmate dies at Marion County Jail; authorities investigating

(Photo Provided/Marion County Sheriff's Office)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Authorities are investigating after the death of a female inmate.

A female inmate was found unresponsive in her cell on Monday around 8:51 p.m. Monday and declared dead around 9:30 p.m., according to Katie Carlson, a public information officer with the Marion County Jail.

The death investigation is being conducted among the following groups: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Coroner’s Office and the Marion County Forensic Services Agency.

Update: Investigators are ruling the death as an apparent suicide. 

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