Milwaukee, WI – Yesterday, at about 7:30 p.m., a correctional officer called medical staff for an unresponsive inmate in a pod located within the Milwaukee County Jail. Medical staff performed CPR on the unresponsive inmate. The Milwaukee Fire Department responded on scene and continued lifesaving efforts, which were unsuccessful. The 46 year-old woman was pronounced dead at 8:10 p.m.
The inmate was brought in to the jail on December 17 by the Milwaukee Police Department. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
District Attorney investigators were called to respond, and Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department detectives are handling the death investigation.