Tarrant County

Woman Found Dead in Tarrant County Jail Cell

A 38-year-old woman has died inside a Tarrant County jail cell Saturday night, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's office.

Lupita Hernandez died at 9:43 p.m. Saturday at the Tarrant County Corrections Center at 100 North Lamar in Fort Worth.

Hernandez was being treated for a medical condition at the time of her death, according to Terry Grisham, a Tarrant County Sheriff's spokesman.

The official cause and manner of death was pending Sunday evening, records indicated.

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