Female Inmate at Crawford County Justice Center Dies
A 29 year-old female inmate at the Crawford County Justice Center was found unresponsive Wednesday morning, while staff conducted routine checks. Staff administered CPR until Portsmouth Ambulance Service and Bucyrus Fire Department arrived on scene. CPR was unsuccessful and the inmate was pronounced deceased.
The Crawford County Coroner was called to the jail and an autopsy will be conducted by the Lucas County Coroner’s Office. The cause of death is not known at this time.
Detectives are investigating the inmate’s death. The identity of the inmate is not being released at this time, until next of kin can be notified. No further details are available at this time.