SPOKANE COUNTY—The female inmate who was found hanging Tuesday at the Spokane County Jail died Friday. Sheriff's deputies said she was taken off of life support around 3:00 p.m.
The medical emergency put the Spokane County Jail on lockdown. Spokane County Jail Corrections Officers found an unconscious female hanging in a shower area during a routine housing check around 12: 10 p.m.
There were numerous fire officials and paramedics on scene. Corrections officers and emergency medical staff immediately provided medical aid and CPR until Spokane Fire and AMR personnel were able to arrive.
The woman was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. She was alone in the shower area where the incident happened.