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.