Fla. inmate dies after falling in jail cell

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A 37-year-old inmate died after falling in her cell at the St. Johns County Jail.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office says a corrections deputy saw Dorothy Monette Lightsey fall about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. The sheriff's office is investigating the death.

A rescue crew took Lightsey to Flagler Hospital, where she died. An autopsy is being conducted. Jail officials say the inmate was conscious and breathing during the trip to the hospital. More...

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