Inmate dies in Wayne County

October 13, 2011 8:16:22 AM PDT
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that it has asked the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to look into the death of an inmate.

It happened around 6 a.m. Thursday at the Wayne County Detention Center in Goldsboro. Deputies said 21-year-old Karen Rebecca Jones became ill and an ambulance was called.

When EMS workers arrived, they pronounced Jones dead.

Jones was serving a 7-day sentence for a DWI conviction.

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