Police say inmate found dead at northeast Ohio jail

BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 51-year-old woman inmate was found dead at a jail in suburban Cleveland.

A statement from Beachwood police says Emma Pearson was found unresponsive in her jail cell about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The Cuyahoga County coroner hasn’t yet said how Pearson died.

A police report says Pearson had been arrested Sunday night along with some other women accused of having drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.

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