Prisoner dies in JDC jail
Published 10:09 am Friday, September 11, 2015
Thursday morning an inmate noticed 39-year-old Tresa Taylor, of Prentiss, unresponsive in her jail cell.
Authorities called the ambulance for assistance. According to Deputy Coroner Kathy Stephens, Taylor died sometime between 8:30 a.m., when authorities last spoke with her, and 11:30 a.m.
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The coroner’s report states the cause of death is natural due to a massive pulmonary embolus.
Taylor was arrested August 19 for domestic violence.
MBI is further investigating the incident.