Sheriff J. B. Smith tells Fox51 an inmate died early morning saturday after she was found gasping for air in her cell.
The inmate was identified as 57-year-old Sonya Armstrong.
According to Sheriff Smith, Armstrong was found in her cell gasping for air shortly after 2 AM and was then taken to a local hospital.
Armstrong was pronounced dead at 3:30 AM.
An autopsy has been ordered and the Texas Rangers are investigating the death.
Sheriff Smith also confirmed that Armstrong had a history of heart disease.