No cause of death for Cowlitz Jail inmate

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(MGN-Online)

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — An autopsy has not revealed the cause of death for a Cowlitz County Jail inmate who died over the weekend.

Coroner Tim Davidson told The Daily News it will be several weeks before the results are back from toxicology tests.

Twenty-nine-year-old Stephanie Jo Deal of Longview had been in jail for a week on a misdemeanor citation Saturday when she went into medical distress. She was taken to St. John Medical Center in Longview where she died.

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Information from: The Daily News, http://www.tdn.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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