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Inmate Found Dead In Denton County Jail Cell Ruled Suicide

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) - The Denton County Sheriff's Department confirmed late Wednesday night, 30-year-old Stormye Murphey was found dead in her jail cell Tuesday morning.

Murphey was booked into the Denton County Jail on Sunday on a charge of assault causing bodily injury, according to The Denton Record-Chronicle.

She was found unresponsive during a routine cell check two days later and pronounced dead at 11:46 a.m.

The Tarrant County Medical Medical Examiner's Office ruled the cause of death asphyxia by hanging.




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