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Inmate dies in Goldsboro jail

Posted October 13, 2011 11:12 a.m. EDT
Updated October 13, 2011 11:17 a.m. EDT

— An inmate in the Wayne County Detention Center became ill and died Thursday morning, authorities said.

The State Bureau of Investigation has been called in to review the incident.

Karen Rebecca Jones, 21, who was serving a seven-day sentence for driving while impaired, became ill at about 6 a.m., authorities said. Detention officers called paramedics to the jail, but she died before they arrived.