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Woman Dies in Jail Cell at Howard County Detention Center

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - Texas Rangers are investigating after a bizarre death at the Howard County Detention Center on Wednesday morning.

Police say 32-year-old Stephanie Baker was booked on Tuesday night for public intoxication.

Almost seven hours later, she was found unresponsive.

Medical help was called but it was too late and she was pronounced dead.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine why she died. 

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