Marion County Jail Death in Custody
Jail inmate Mary Harris, 48 years of age, suffered a seizure this morning at the Marion County Jail. She received prompt emergency medical care by the Jail's medical staff, as well as Indianapolis EMS. Ms. Harris was subsequently transported to Wishard Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 8:05 AM.
Ms. Harris was arrested on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 2:51 PM, in the 100 block of E. 30th Street. The arrest was for public intoxication and criminal trespass.
The Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death. In addition, the matter is under investigation by the Marion County Sheriff's Office.