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Inmate dies after being taken from pre-detention center in 'medical distress'

Lina Odom, 28, was taken from the dorm she was in during the early hours of Saturday morning and taken to the hospital where she later died due to unknown circumstances.

Lina Odom, 28, was taken from the dorm she was in during the early hours of Saturday morning and taken to the hospital where she later died due to unknown circumstances.

According to a release from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Odom was taken to the medical unit within the facility but due her declining health rescue units were called and she was taken to the hospital. She died sometime after arriving at the hospital.

Police are investigating this incident, but say that early investigations show no signs of foul play at this time. It is also noted that there is, "no indication of a use of force incident involving the inmate and JSO personnel."

You can find a GoFundMe for Odom's family and funeral expenses by clicking here.