Woman inmate dies at Lenoir County Detention Center

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – A woman in custody at the Lenoir County jail passed away Saturday morning around 7:15 a.m., according to Lenoir County deputies.

The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office is not sharing the woman’s name until family members have been contacted.

Family members with an inmate at the jail may call 252-527-0243 to check the status of their loved one.

The State Bureau of Investigation is on-site to investigate the event.

WITN will have more updates as the story develops.