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OK Co. jail inmate found dead in her cell

Posted at 6:03 AM, Apr 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-13 07:03:51-04

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says an Oklahoma County jail inmate has been found dead in her cell.

The OSBI said Tuesday that 58-year-old Rebecca Anne Roberts was found unresponsive in her cell about 10:30 p.m. Monday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The OSBI said its agents are investigating the death and that the body has been sent to the state medical examiner to determine the cause and manner of death.

Roberts had been in the jail since March 23 when she was arrested for a probation violation.

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