Indiana State Police investigating inmate death at Rush County Jail
RUSHVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — On Friday morning, Rush County Sheriff Allen Rice requested that the Indiana State Police conduct an investigation into the death of a Rush County Jail inmate.
The Indiana State Police conducting the investigation is normal practice when a death occurs inside a correctional facility.
The investigation began before 1:00 a.m. when a female inmate was found unresponsive in the jail. The inmate was located and given immediate medical care, but was pronounced dead at the scene.
The inmate was identified as 45-year-old Michele Britt.
Britt was serving time for public intoxication and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
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