Female inmate in Spokane found hanging, unconscious
SPOKANE -- A Spokane County sheriff's spokesman says a female inmate was found hanging and unconscious in a shower area at the Spokane County Jail.Deputy Mark Gregory says corrections officers found the woman Tuesday afternoon during a routine housing check. They and emergency medical staffers began CPR until firefighters and an ambulance could take over. The woman was taken to a hospital. Her condition was not available Tuesday evening.The inmate was not identified.Gregory says the woman was alone when she was found.Major crimes detectives are investigating.