A 51-year-old woman in custody at the Benton County Jail was found dead in a hallway on Monday, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office reported.
BCSO reported that deputies discovered the woman unconscious in the main block hallway at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and immediately performed CPR but were unsuccessful in resuscitating her.
The cause of death is not known at this time and foul play is not suspected, BCSO said.
The woman was lodged into the jail on Aug. 31 on six warrants and was awaiting trial on multiple cases.
The name of the inmate was not released pending notification of next of kin.
Per established procedure, an investigation is being conducted by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.