SPOKANE COUNTY—There was a medical emergency at the Spokane County Jail on Tuesday. The jail was 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.
The jail was still on lockdown around 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday.