Pettis County inmate dies in booking cell

5 days 7 hours 40 minutes ago Saturday, November 09 2019 Nov 9, 2019 Saturday, November 09, 2019 3:01:00 PM CST November 09, 2019 in News
By: Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — An inmate died after becoming unresponsive in a booking cell of the Pettis County Jail Saturday morning. 

Modina M. Bradshaw, 44, of Sedalia, had been in the jail since Nov. 6. She became unresponsive just before 9:30 a.m.

Pettis County Sheriff's deputies and Pettis County Ambulance District personnel performed CPR on Bradshaw, but their resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful, according to a news release from the sheriff's department. 

An autopsy to determine her cause of death is scheduled for next week. 

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