Inmate found dead at Salt Lake County Jail

Published: Wednesday, July 3 2013 4:10 p.m. MDT

SOUTH SALT LAKE — Salt Lake County Jail officials are investigating the death of a 25-year-old inmate.

Just before 5:30 a.m. on June 30, Alexa C. Hamme was found unresponsive in her cell. There were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play, according to a statement from the jail administrator.

Hamme was booked June 24 for investigation of heroin possession, child endangerment and failing to stop at the command of a police officer in addition to outstanding warrants in similar but separate cases.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

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