PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) – Cindy Arnold, 38, of Moss Point has been identified as the woman found dead in the Jackson County Adult Detention Center Monday morning.

According to Sheriff Mike Ezell, the woman was found dead in her cell early Monday morning. A deputy who was making regular 2 a.m. rounds at the detention facility found her, said Ezell.

Deputies immediately began CPR and called for medical help but it was too late. Arnold was pronounced dead a short time later.

On Monday, the sheriff said he has asked the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations to investigate the death.

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