Authorities say a 57-year-old Lincoln woman who'd been sentenced to prison died four days after she got there.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a 57-year-old Lincoln woman who'd been sentenced to prison died four days after she got there.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/Pu0WWf) that Angela Kobza was found unresponsive in her cell at the state women's prison in York around 4:45 p.m. on Saturday. She was pronounced dead at York General Hospital a little after 6 p.m.
On Nov. 27 Lancaster County District Court judge gave Kobza three to five years for illicitly selling a prescription painkiller.
An autopsy has been performed, but a final report could take up to 10 weeks to complete.
Because Kobza died in state custody, a grand jury will be convened to investigate the circumstances of her death.
Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com
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