Young woman found dead after she was jailed for missing court
A 23-year-old inmate at Floyd County Detention Center was found dead in a multi-person cell on Thursday and officials say they don't know what caused her death.
Hanna Robb was allegedly found unresponsive in her cell during a routine check. Officials reportedly tried to save her, but couldn't.
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Robb was arrested and brought to jail on March 25 after she failed to appear in court following a misdemeanor charge.
Police are waiting for autopsy results to determine how she died.
Media attention on jail deaths ratcheted up last year after a black woman named Sandra Bland was jailed in Texas following a traffic stop, and found dead in her cell three days later.
Other deaths following arrest — such as the killing of Natasha McKenna by Fairfax County officers as they were transporting her from one facility to another — heightened scrutiny around police conduct behind clothed doors.