Woman dies in Nacogdoches County Jail

Nacogdoches County Jail
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 9:34am

A person that was incarcerated in the Nacogdoches County jail died of apparent natural causes Monday, according to a press release issued by Nacocdoches County Sheriff Thomas Kerss.

Edwinta Deckard, 53, of Nacogdoches became ill Sunday evening. Her symptoms persisted through the night, and she was transported by ambulance to Memorial Hospital about 6 a.m. Monday morning, where she later died, according to the release.

Officials do not suspect foul play.

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