Name released in Marathon County Jail death
By Hub City Times staff
WAUSAU – A 56-year-old woman was found dead in a receiving cell at the Marathon County Jail.
Sheriff Scott Parks said that corrections officers found Melissa J. Graebner-Young on Oct. 2 at approximately 3 p.m. while conducting a routine cell check.
Officers attempted live saving measures and Wausau Fire and Rescue were on the scene shortly after 3 p.m. They were not able to revive the woman
Graebner-Young had been booked into the jail that day on a probation violation hold and suspicion of fifth offense OWI.
An autopsy was completed on Oct. 3, the results of which are still pending. The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office likely will not have any results from the autopsy for several weeks. The investigation into Melissa’s death is ongoing and no additional information is available at this time.