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Staff, emergency personnel administered CPR, but were unable to resuscitate woman.

HOLLY M. GILL/MADRAS PIONEER - Staff and emergency personnel were unable to revive a 25-year-old woman, who was found unconscious in her cell at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.A 25-year-old Gresham woman died Aug. 31, in a single cell at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

"At about 3:09 p.m., deputies located a 25-year-old female in her cell, who had hung herself," said Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins. "As staff attempted to revive her, emergency personnel responded and were unsuccessful in their resuscitation efforts."

According to Jefferson County District Attorney Steve Leriche, she was taken into custody Aug. 29, on a felony warrant from Deschutes County for failure to appear for unlawful possession, delivery and manufacture of methamphetamine, and a misdemeanor warrant from Multnomah County for failure to appear for a driving under the influence of intoxicants arrest.

Deputies found her unresponsive in her cell and administered CPR. Jefferson County Emergency Medical Services and the Jefferson County Fire Department also responded, and administered CPR, "but she was not revived," said Leriche, adding that there has been a death investigation.


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