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In-custody death under investigation at Jefferson County Jail

by WFCN News | 1/17/22 | 3:14 p.m.

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JEFFERSON COUNTY - Illinois State Police is investigating an in-custody death that occurred at the Jefferson County Jail in Mount Vernon. 

According to state police, during the early morning hours of January 15, Correctional Officers located Cady Moore, 31, of Mt. Vernon unresponsive in her jail cell. 

Personnel quickly performed CPR and More was later transported by ambulance to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

An autopsy is pending and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office is assisting in the investigation.

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