Inmate death at Jefferson Co. Jail ruled suicide

An inmate’s death at the Jefferson County Jail has been ruled a suicide.
An inmate’s death at the Jefferson County Jail has been ruled a suicide.
Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 3:18 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2023 at 5:47 AM CST
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - An inmate’s death at the Jefferson County Jail has been ruled a suicide.

According to a Facebook post by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Coroner Roger Hayse ruled the death a suicide.

The autopsy was finished on Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office asked Illinois State Police to investigate the death.

According to a release from ISP, during the early morning hours of January 15, Jefferson County correctional officers found 31-year-old Cady Moore of Mt. Vernon unresponsive in her jail cell.

Jail personnel called EMS and performed CPR.

Troopers say Moore was taken by ambulance to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.