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ISP investigating death at Jefferson County Jail

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An inmate was found dead Sunday

The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the death of an inmate at the Jefferson County Jail at the request of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

During the early morning hours of Sunday, Jefferson County Correctional Officers located 31-year-old Cady Moore of Mt. Vernon unresponsive in her jail cell.

Jail personnel activated EMS and performed CPR. Moore was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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

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