A Spokane County sheriff's spokesman says a female inmate has died in the county jail.

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SPOKANE — A Spokane County sheriff’s spokesman says a female inmate has died in the Spokane County Jail.

Deputy Mark Gregory says the woman was found unresponsive Monday afternoon during a cell check. Fire department and ambulance medics tried unsuccessfully to revive her. Her name was not immediately released.

Gregory says the woman was housed by herself. She was in custody on a state Corrections Department community custody hold.

Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death.