Inmate death investigated

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Illinois State Police

MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — State Police will conduct an investigation after an inmate died while in the custody of the sheriff’s office.

21-year-old Daylnn Kee of Springfiels was found unresponsive around 6:30 p.m, Thursday, in the jail’s housing area. Life-saving efforts were performed on the woman who was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead about 7:10 pm.

An autopsy was done by the Mclean County coroner. The cause of death is undetermined pending toxicology and investigation. Coroner Michael Day said there wasn’t any sigh of traumatic injury or violence.

An investigation and further tests will take up to several weeks.

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