Lee County Jail inmate dies same day she turns herself in

(LEE County, Iowa) -- A Lee County Jail inmate died the same day she turned herself in.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office says on Tuesday, members of the Lee County Jail found an unresponsive woman while performing jail checks. The Sheriff’s office says she was the only inmate inside the cell.

Staff performed CPR on her and administered AED. An ambulance transported her to the Fort Madison Community Hospital emergency room where she was later pronounced dead.

The sheriff’s office identified the woman as 50 year old Stacy Lynn Heston, who had turned herself into the jail earlier the same day. She was there to begin a jail sentence of 59 days.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of her death. Deputies say no foul play is suspected.

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