Inmate collapses during Boone County Courthouse appearance, dies

4 years 4 months 1 week ago Wednesday, July 01 2015 Jul 1, 2015 Wednesday, July 01, 2015 2:53:00 PM CDT July 01, 2015 in News
By: Katie Grunik, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - Coroners were preparing to perform an autopsy Wednesday on an inmate who deputies said died after a morning court appearance at the Boone County Courthouse. 

The female inmate complained of breathing problems while inside a third floor courtroom. Emergency medical personnel transported her to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

Boone County Sheriff's detectives said there are no signs of foul play.

Deputies are conducting an investigation and notifying the inmate's family. 

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