Inmate dies in Wood County Jail
For Hub City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Wood County Sheriff’s Department released that Jennifer Carrick, a 41-year-old female inmate, died while in custody at the Wood County Jail, during the early morning hours of Oct. 14.
Carrick had been arrested and brought to the jail by another agency, approximately four hours earlier.
Carrick’s cell mates reported that she was in medical distress and staff, along with EMS, attempted life saving measures.
Preliminary investigation indicates an accidental death as Carrick had concealed an unknown substance in a body cavity and later ingested the substance.
The incident is under investigation by an outside agency.