Inmate at Gaines County Jail dies after becoming ill

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

An inmate at the Gaines County Jail died late Monday evening after becoming ill.

Details are limited, but what we do know is a jailer who was dispensing medicine found inmate Becky Marie Teague and noticed she was sick.

Teague was immediately transported to Seminole Memorial Hospital, then to Covenant Hospital in Lubbock where she later died.

Gaines County Sheriff Jon Key is calling for an investigation by the Texas Rangers.

No foul play is suspected at this time.