RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) --
Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has been found dead in her cell at the Wake
Deputies say a guard found
Catena Sanders unconscious in her cell around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Jail workers
started performing CPR, but paramedics determined she was already dead.
Sanders had been in the jail
for nine days after being arrested Dec. 27 on a charge of assault with a deadly
weapon with intent to kill.
An autopsy has been
ordered. The sheriff's office said it is still investigating how Sanders died.
The family of an inmate who
died of a drug overdose at the Wake County jail two years ago sued the sheriff