Waukesha police investigating after female inmate from Waukesha County Jail pronounced dead
WAUKESHA — Waukesha County Sheriff’s officials are investigating the death of an inmate at the Waukesha County Jail that occurred on Monday, June 1st.
At approximately 4:00 a.m., deputies and members of the Waukesha Fire Department responded to the Waukesha County Jail for a report of a female inmate who was not breathing and did not have a pulse.
The 53-year-old New Berlin woman was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police say the woman was arrested on Saturday, May 30th after a Waukesha County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The woman was arrested for a warrant and subsequent drug charge.
An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.
The Waukesha Police Department is handling this investigation.
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