Autopsy Results Returned for Westchester Woman who Died in Jail

A Westchester medical examiner’s office completed the autopsy for a woman who was found dead in her jail cell on Monday. 42-uyear old Raynette Turner was arrested on Saturday for shoplifting from a local food store and was taken to Mount Vernon Jail to wait for arraignment. Officials stated that on Sunday she began feeling ill, was taken to the hospital for treatment, and was later returned to the jail. On Monday she was found unresponsive in her cell and was pronounced dead. Family members and officials are seeking information on what caused the woman’s death, who they reported had health issues. According to officials in the Westchester County District Attorney’s office the autopsy was inconclusive and they are now waiting for toxicology and biological reports.

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