MADISON COUNTY, Ind. -- A female inmate was found dead at the Madison County Jail Wednesday morning.
According to Indiana State Police, Jail staff found Loretta Neese, 56, unresponsive in her cell around 6:40 a.m.
Neese was rushed to St. Vincent Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
State police say Neese had been arrested by the Elwood Police Department for operating a vehicle with a suspended license, possession of a legend drug (a prescription drug) and the operator having never been licensed. She was booked into the jail Tuesday Morning.
Neese's cause of death is pending an autopsy and toxicology report.
Her death remains under investigation by Indiana State Police.
MORE TOP STORIES | Police release sketch of Delphi suspect | Source: Richard Grundy III had a $50K bounty on his head, may have been target in funeral ambush | Mom, premature baby back in Indiana after Mexican hospital demanded $30K following delivery | PC: Indianapolis man killed over missing drugs belonging to the 'Mexican Mafia' | 3 men killed in shooting on Indy's north side identified