Inmate collapses during Boone County Courthouse appearance, dies
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.