Woman dies while in custody of McKeesport police
A woman who was arrested for public drunkenness died while in the custody of McKeesport police on Friday night, police said.
Judyanne Datig, 52, of McKeesport, was found unresponsive in the female cell block at 9:33 p.m., according to a news release from McKeesport police.
Police and paramedics were unable to resuscitate her, and she was pronounced dead at 9:51 p.m., police said.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner is scheduled to perform an autopsy today to determine a cause and manner of death.
Allegheny County police are investigating the incident.
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