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Pagedale police investigating woman who hanged herself in jail cell

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

PAGEDALE, MO (KMOV.com) – Authorities are investigating the death of a woman after she was found unconscious on the floor of a jail in Pagedale, Missouri.

Surveillance tape shows the 21-year-old woman lying unconscious on the floor of the cell. The woman was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Investigators say the death has been confirmed as a suicide.

Police have not released many details regarding the death, but will only say they were holding the woman for outstanding warrants after she was involved in a disturbance with another woman. The body was found Friday evening.

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