Crawford County Sheriff's Office investigating female inmate's death

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BUCYRUS, OH - The Crawford County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 29-year-old inmate.

A female inmate at the Crawford County Justice Center was found unresponsive around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning during routine checks conducted by staff.

Staff administered CPR until an ambulance and fire department arrived on scene. The CPR was unsuccessful, and the inmate was pronounced dead on the scene.

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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 unknown at this time.

The identity of the woman is being withheld until the next of kin is notified.

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