Female inmate dies at St. Joseph County jail

UPDATE: The inmate has been identified as Linda Kay Jones of South Bend, according to Indiana State Police. 


ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - Indiana State Police are investigating a death at the St. Joseph County jail over the weekend. 

ISP was alerted to a 65-year-old female inmate suffering from a suspected medical emergency on Saturday, December 23 at 1:15 p.m.

Jail staff performed lifesaving efforts until emergency medical technicians arrived, but despite their combined efforts, she died at the jail. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, December 26 in Kalamazoo, MI. 

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