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Female inmate found dead in Anderson Co. Jail

ANDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - A woman was found dead inside the Anderson County Jail on Friday. 

According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Department, the incident occurred at approximately 5 pm. 

The sheriff's department's press release states:

A white female, age 50, an inmate of the Anderson County Jail, died of an apparent medical condition. An autopsy has been ordered. 

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office requested an independent investigation by The Texas Ranger's which is now on-going. 

The results of the autopsy and the investigation will be released at a later date. As the investigation is in progress, no further information can be released at this time. 

KETK News will update this report as more information becomes available. 

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