19-Year-old Inmate Found Dead in St. Bernard Parish Prison

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CHALMETTE, La. (WGNO) – A 19-year-old inmate died Tuesday in St. Bernard Parish Prison, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

The woman from Chalmette was discovered unresponsive on the floor of her cell just before 8 a.m.

Foul play isn’t suspected, but an autopsy will be conducted.

She was arrested March 21st after a disturbance at a home. Officials have not released her name.